Australian Forestry Standard Ltd announces the extension of the Queensland Government and Timber Queensland's Chain of Custody Support Scheme. Companies can avail of up to $5000 worth of funding support to obtain chain of custody certification.

Chain of Custody (CoC) certification is the formal process of tracking timber and forest products from a certified forest to the end product sold to customers. The Support Scheme reimburses costs directly incurred in obtaining chain of custody certification. Eligible businesses can claim 100% of eligible costs to a cap of $5000 excluding GST.

Eligible businesses can apply till 31 December 2014 to participate in the Scheme, and have until 30 June 2015 to obtain certification and submit a funding claim.

More information can be obtained from Timber Queensland.