Sustainable Timber Construction Seminar – Presentation Videos

On the 6 February 2024 at The University of Queensland (UQ) an in-person seminar was hosted by ASCE Australia Section and UQ School of Civil Engineering.

This in-person event brought together experts in the field to discuss the latest advancements and techniques in sustainable timber construction.

ARC Advance Timber Hub Director, Professor Keith Crews, and Innovative Solutions Theme Leader, Associate Professor Joe Gattas presented including Hub Partner – Aurecon. Aurecon representatives included Major Projects Director, Ralph Belperio and Associate- Buildings Structural, Callum Lillywhite. The last presenter of the day was John Bahoric, Technical & Project Director, WGA.

To view the presentation videos please see:

Aurecon commits to research hub

LAST week’s issue of Timber&Forestry eNews Issue 789, headlined the opening of ARC Advance Timber Hub. This week’s issue 790 has highlighted one of the Hub’s key supporters Aurecon, see page 9 for article.

Timber&Forestry eNews Issue 790

Aurecon Team at Hub Launch – Danette McLean (Principal, Circular Economy), Maria Rampa (Brand, Marketing & Communications Business Partner), Daniel Bree (Operations Director, Qld) with Hub Theme  & Node Leader – Associate Professor Joe Gattas.




ARC Advance Timber Hub Launch Presentation – Professor Keith Crews

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Hub to Advance Timber for Australia’s Future Built Environment (ARC Advance Timber Hub) was officially launched at The University of Queensland on Wednesday, 31 January 2024, with the aim of helping Australia’s timber and construction sectors transition to a circular and net-zero economy by stimulating rapid growth in timber innovation and uptake of use of timber in buildings.

Senator Hon Anthony Chisholm, Assistant Minister for Education and Assistant Minister for Regional Development, was joined by ARC Acting Chief Executive Officer, Dr Richard Johnson, The University of Queensland (UQ) Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Rachel Parker and ARC Advance Timber Hub Director, Professor Keith Crews, senior UQ leaders, and industry and university partner representatives to launch the 16.5 million, five-year research hub.

Professor Keith Crews 30 minute launch presentation can be viewed below.