Options for marketing first African mahogany from NQ under spotlight

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated January 16 2018 - 1:23am, first published 1:00am
To fruition: Former Richmond woolgrower, Sandra Richards never thought she'd see the day she was working towards harvesting from a stand of 10,000 African mahogany trees north of Townsville. Picture: Jessica Johnston

Fifteen to twenty years ago, north Queensland cane farmers and woolgrowers alike were seeking alternate income streams to offset industry downturns, and for some, African mahogany hardwood plantations were an appealing option.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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