The Western Australian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) is specific to the south-west region of Western Australia. The agreement was signed by the Australian and Western Australian governments on 4 May 1999, establishing the framework for the sustainable management of the forests of the south-west region of Western Australia.
The Western Australian Land Tenure and Zoning Map (April 1999) PDF [3.5 MB] identifies the extent of the comprehensive adequate and representative reserve system in the south-west region of Western Australia.
Western Australian RFA five-yearly reviews
It is a requirement of the Western Australian RFA that its performance is reviewed every five years. The details of the Western Australian RFA review process is outlined in the agreement.
Many historical publications informed the development of the Western Australian RFA and continue to underpin the management of forests covered by the agreement.
Comprehensive Regional Assessment:
Cultural and Heritage Reports:
Directions or Options Report:
Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management Report:
Social and Economic Reports:
Annual Reports were required for the first five years of each RFA