Not Just Any Bush

Not Just Any Bush

It’s not just any bush, if you smell it again your memory goes back   Tasmanian Special Timbers’ co-owner Randal Morrison was interviewed for the Western Wilds Story Stop project. He reminisced about his time as a child working on Huon Pine with his...
It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

If you think that places like Queenstown and Strahan are isolated, spare a thought for those living in the little settlement that surrounded the Princess River sawmill, in the King Valley east of Queenstown. Who came first, the cattle ranch or the Bradshaw family?...
The Huon Piners Had It Easy

The Huon Piners Had It Easy

In a way, the Huon piners had it easy: Row 20–50km across the Harbour and up a river, find a place on the steep banks to get out of the dinghy, walk a few paces into the forest to find a good Huon pine tree, spend all day with axe and crosscut saw cutting it down, and...