Briefing: There is no timber shortage
Prepared by IndustryEdge, September 2020
Australia does not face a shortage in sawn timber in coming months, or anytime in the near future.
This is why.
A rumour will get around the world before the truth gets up in the morning. This is all the more the case in the internet age, but that doesn’t make the rumour more likely to be true.
IndustryEdge has been asked repeatedly in recent weeks about the stories of a timber shortage and how fabricators, builders and others can address that.
It is important to address these matters head on…