About Us

Macleay River Hardwoods (MRH) is an Australian owned, specialist producer of Australian kiln dried hardwoods. Located on the mid-north coast of New South Wales in Kempsey, MRH is positioned perfectly to distribute its range of hardwood products to any state in Australia.

With over 15 years of experience and expertise in the timber industry, supplying cabinet makers, shopfitters, furniture and staircase manufacturers, builders and owner builders, we have a reputation for trusted advice and a collaborative approach. We avoid high-volume and mass-produced product by taking a tailored approach to client needs. 

MRH has become one of Australia’s largest suppliers of big end Australian north coast hardwood for stair and furniture applications, as well as offering hardwood flooring, decking, internal paneling and external cladding. We mill a comprehensive range of native hardwood timbers that provide a broad spectrum of colour choices for your timber requirements.

As an Australian-owned local business, MRH is a significant employer in NSW’s Kempsey region, and is proud to employ 20 staff and support another 80 employees indirectly through contract roles and supplier industries such as saw mills and transport.

Australia has a unique resource in its native hardwoods, producing some of the most durable and attractive timbers in the world. MRH manufactures a wide range of timber products from some of the most sought after native Australian hardwood timber species on the market.

All our timber is milled from logs that have been harvested in compliance with the mandatory government requirements and all our products conform to Australian Standards (AS 2796, AS 5067).

The Macleay River Hardwoods difference:

  • We ensure stringent quality control measures throughout the production process: from log, sawing, kiln drying, machining through to the finished pack
  • We are the largest supplier of north coast hardwoods for the furniture and stair industries
  • We have a wide range of hardwood flooring, decking and external cladding
  • We have a customised laminating plant that specialises in stair treads, landings and bench tops
  • We provide excellent value for money with a fast turn-around time from order to delivery
  • Our stock is stored in enclosed sheds to ensure product integrity
  • We provide a free timber advisory service that draws on the combined knowledge of more than 40 years of experience in the timber industry

We take pride in supplying top-quality finished product and our timber is consistently in demand for high-end residential and commercial projects. MRH mill a comprehensive range of native hardwood timbers that provide a broad spectrum of colour choices for your all your timber requirements.

So remember to ask for Macleay River Hardwoods for your next project.