Education and Training in Forestry
Forestry is emerging as one of Victoria’s biggest industries, with the state’s plantation estate the biggest in Australia and contributing around $1.8 billion. Despite this, there is currently a critical shortage of foresters, making it an attractive career option.
DPI provides information for students, teachers, parents and landholders about forestry and the range of careers the industry offers.
Farm forestry: A quick fact-finder for tertiary students
Information for students considering a career in farm forestry.
Trees at work
A useful resource for schools about tree growing on farms and land management.
Farm forestry training
Information to help potential farm foresters find appropriate training.