ACT Firewood Industry Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you are a firewood collector / merchant. The purpose of this code is to minimise the environmental harm caused by the harvesting of hardwoods for firewood. Compliance with this code is voluntary. The aim of the code is to:

  • Promote sustainability;
  • Minimise environmental harm caused by the burning of firewood; and
  • Provide consumer protection to purchasers of firewood.

If you choose to comply with this code you may be permitted to use a logo that signifies your business's compliance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 ACT

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Environment Protection Authority

Operating address: Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 22 81
Phone: 02 6207 1923