National Institute for Forest Products Innovation will be headquartered at Newnham

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
May 6 2022 - 2:00am
TIMBER PLANS: University of Tasmania vice-chancellor Rufus Black says an institute for timber and forestry at the Newnham campus aligns with the university's vision to invest in carbon neutral products like timber. Picture: file

The future of the Newnham campus of the University of Tasmania as a research and innovation hub took another step forward after both major parties committed bipartisan support for the national forestry hub.


Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at