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Tree Removal & Pruning Guidelines in the Moonee Valley Council

Cutting down, lopping and trimming private trees within the Moonee Valley municipality is regulated by the implementation and enforcement of a Significant Tree Register, in addition to state and local planning schemes. These laws do not prevent the removal and pruning of private trees within their jurisdiction, rather they are intended to ensure that trees […]

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Tree Pruning & Removal Guidelines for the Banyule Council

Strategic lopping and pruning of trees is a vital part of supporting Banyule’s healthy urban forest. Trees have a wide array of benefits for the community; providing shade, improving air quality, supporting the ecosystem and looking great. However, trees that are left unmaintained and uncared for can start to have the opposite effect. Overgrown branches […]

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Tree Removal & Pruning Guidelines in the City of Kingston Council

Trimming, lopping and cutting down private trees in the City of Kingston Council is heavily regulated to ensure the preservation of the mature tree population and the environment. The local council aims to prevent any net loss of the city’s tree canopy, an objective they share with the State Government’s ‘Biodiversity Strategy’. To achieve this, […]

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Professional Tree Pruning – Why it Matters!

The health of existing trees hasn’t always been a high priority in our urban environment. In the past, there’s been the assumption that trees can easily be replaced if they become a problem. However, times are changing, and with ongoing community concerns about climate change effects, the old solution to call in the cheapest tree […]