Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries—Timber Fact Sheets

Preparation of 12 fact sheets and a summary document to encourage greater use of timber in building infrastructure

Project

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) sought to assist the timber industry by promoting timber’s benefits in construction. This was aimed at building asset decision makers within government and wider industry. Considerable information was available, but it was not targeted or accessible.

Solution

Losee Consulting partnered with Edge Environment to develop the content for twelve fact sheets and a summary document. We collated existing technical information and presented it to build a solid case for timber being a preferred building material.

We adopted a ‘skim, wade, deep dive’ structural concept, to give readers key facts quickly or lead them to details as needed. The Quick Facts section provided compelling stats that dealt with key issues such as strength, durability, and fire.

Timber Queensland published the fact sheets in time for its April 2018 conference.

Services

Policy development, sustainability communications

Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Dates

2017

Asset type

Forest

Industry

State government, forestry

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