Published on 5 Jan 2022

Redistribution of Forest Timber Licences and Licences for Planted Forests to the Eight Regional Forest Offices under the Restructuring Exercise of Forest Department Sarawak

The Director of Forests informed that some of the Forest Timber Licences (FTLs) and Licences for Planted Forests (LPFs) will be redistributed to the eight (8) Regional Forest Offices (RFO) based on the proposed RFO boundaries under the restructuring exercise of Forest Department Sarawak. The operational management for all the affected FTLs and LPFs will be transferred to the new RFO respectively with effect from 1 February 2022.

STA members who require further information may contact the STA Secretariat, either Ms Jaime Chan or Mr Wong How Chu at telephone number 082-332 222

Published on 9 Dec 2021

REMINDER - 2021 Annual General Meeting of Sarawak Timber Association

Sarawak Timber Association (STA) will be holding its virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 30 December 2021 at 10.30 a.m. Members who have confirmed attendance will receive an invitation link to the virtual AGM.

For further information, please contact the STA Secretariat at Tel: 082 - 332 222, Fax: 082 - 487 888 / 487 999 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Published on 9 Dec 2021

2021 Annual General Meeting of Sarawak Timber Association

The 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Sarawak Timber Association will be held virtually on Thursday, 30 December 2021 at 10.30am through Zoom platform.   The Notice of AGM has been sent out today, 9 December 2021 to all members together with the Reply Slip.  Members are requested to confirm their attendance by filling in and returning the Reply Slip to the STA Secretariat on or before Monday, 20 December 2021.  Upon receipt of attendance confirmation, an invitation link to the AGM will be sent to members.   For further information, please contact the STA Secretariat, either Ms Miriam Hong or Ms Catherine Pua at telephone number 082-332 222 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Published on 8 Oct 2021

3rd IUFRO ACACIA CONFERENCE 2021

Themed “Embracing Transformation for Sustainable Management of Industrial Forest Plantations”, the 3rd IUFRO Acacia Conference 2021 will be held from 26 to 28 October. It aims to address the application of technology and innovation in upstream and downstream research and development. There will be a showcase of paper presentations, posters, exhibition and virtual tours. The conference will share knowledge, research findings and experience from different disciplines, discuss current issues on Industrial Forest Plantations (IFP) management and ways forward, and strengthen collaboration among participants.

Researchers, plantation managers and policy makers from around the world are encouraged to participate in the conference. Registration can be made online at https://iufroacacia2020.com/registration/ or by scanning the QR code provided below. 

Published on 8 Jun 2021

DEFERMENT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

In accordance with Article 5(a) of the Articles of Association of the Association, an Annual General Meeting of the Association shall be held as soon as after 1st January as is feasible and not later than 31st March. At the Council Meeting No. 1/2021 held on 8 March 2021, the Council had decided to fix the date for calling the Annual General Meeting 2021 (AGM 2021) on 29 June 2021.

However, COVID-19 pandemic has since worsened and a statewide Movement Control Order (MCO) was declared by Sarawak Goverment to start from 29 May 2021 until 11 June 2021 and further extended to 14 June 2021. In view of this, the Council had decided through a resolution in writing to further defer the AGM 2021 until situation improves.

Published on 19 Mar 2021

STA PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2020 WINNERS

STA invited avid photographers and nature lovers to share their best shots of Sarawak’s awe-inspiring forests and forest landscapes – and were amazed by the creativity and talent of our participants. After convening a panel of professional photographers to review and consider 160 qualified shots, we are delighted to announce the winners of the STA Photography Contest 2020!   

Many thanks to all our participants for sharing their captivating works and congratulations to the winners. Please click here for the list of winners.

Published on 7 Jan 2022

Interruption of Telephone Line & Fax Lines at STA Office

We would like to inform that STA office’s telephone line 082-332222 and fax lines 082-487999/487888 have been down since yesterday afternoon. Our tenants are also experiencing similar problem. This is due to technical issue at the service provider’s side.   In the meantime, members may email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the management team as follows:

We will continue to follow up closely with the service provider on this matter.

Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.