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The great tree census of 2023

The great tree census of 2023 means, after 15 months spent measuring 51,324 trees across 16 hectares, Australia has joined …

Aussies shine at 2023 ITCC

The top tree climbers worldwide gathered on August 11, 2023, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, to compete in the 2023 …

Tree cover to be mandatory for development in Sydney’s north

Urban greening through mandatory tree cover, minimising urban heat and mitigating climate change, will be able to be considered during …

Digging deep for mental-health awareness

South Australia’s first excavator dedicated to raising money for research into mental health has officially made its debut appearance at …

National Safe Work Month 2023 theme released

The overarching theme for 2023 is For everyone’s safety, work safely – encouraging everyone to make health and safety in …

Variation to annual leave and shutdown – provisions in modern awards

On December 22, 2022, a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission issued a decision to insert a new model …

EWPs and Arbor mech

Vermeer’s SC48TX comes to Australian industry

Vermeer’s SC48TX is a huge contributor to site preparation, the often-overlooked first stage in the construction process.

Saws and log splitters feature!

Saws and log splitters will be a major feature of The Australian Arbor Age‘s June/July issue – the year’s most …

Monitor and Lucas Tree Services

Monitor and Lucas Tree Services have enjoyed a long association. Sam Lucas kicked off his life in arboriculture as an …

Cat plans a major reveal at DD&T!

Cat plans a major reveal for those lucky enough to attend the Diesel Dirt & Turf expo at Eastern Creek …

Anything a customer needs

‘Anything a customer needs’ is the catchcry at Shakanda Engineering. Designing and fitting out trucks and work vehicles is an …

The new Cat® HM6015 mulcher

The new Cat® HM6015 mulcher offers reliable performance and easy maintenance, and keeps safety a priority.

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Association News

Arboriculture Australia National Conference

The annual Arboriculture Australia National Conference is set to kick off in Melbourne on April 7-9 at the Melbourne Cricket …

QAA’s Objective Writing Workshop with Bryan Gould

QAA’s Objective Writing Workshop with Bryan Gould will show how to create written case-study assignments and/or workplace reports. The workshop …

Closing the Loopholes bill

‘Closing the loopholes’ is about amending the current legislation which can allow large businesses to claim the small business redundancy …

Business & Finance

A good time to finance

Interest rates remain at the front of peoples’ minds and the centrepiece of media reports. Australiawide Finance’s Colin Cooper points …

Premium funding a boon for small business

Premium funding may be able to help if you’re facing cash-flow challenges.

Contractors Insurance – do you have it covered?

Hiring a contractor or sub-contractor is often appealing to time-poor, cash-strapped small-business owners. One reason is they take care of …

Stay ahead of interest rates and inflation

Colin Cooper and Australiawide Finance can help arborists stay ahead of interest rates and inflation, and can advise on taking …

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ANSI A300 tree-care standards consolidated

ANSI A300 standards have long been regarded as the standard for US arbor-industry practices. The 10 standards, covering various aspects …

ProofSafe – software and app for efficiency, compliance and safety

In essence, ProofSafe allows a business owner to collect any data, save it, then efficiently get it out again in …

Trees Near Me app

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has come up with a new app called The Trees Near Me NSW. …

Enviro Trees

Plenty of companies, both small and large, struggle with the admin side of business. Arborists usually want to be out …

Non-destructive examination techniques

Trees significantly lower the urban temperature in summer. The contribution of old trees as habitats to biodiversity is even greater than long thought: more …