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The June/July 2024 issue!

The June/July 2024 issue is available now!

STIHL Chainsaw Safety Week

STIHL Chainsaw Safety Week launched urging Australians to make a commitment to chainsaw safety this winter.

Niftylift Ltd King’s Award

Niftylift Ltd, a leading British manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, has been honoured with the prestigious King’s Award for …

The SC1052: Vermeer’s largest stump grinder yet

The SC1052 is ideal for tree-care professionals who have been searching for a commanding machine that can take down large …

National Safe Work Month 2024 theme and topics announced

National Safe Work Month 2024 is October, and Safe Work Australia has shared that the 2024 theme is ‘Safety is …

Chipper truck bodies built to last

Chipper truck bodies that exceed the lifespan of any other in the arborist market today: that’s been Shakanda Engineering’s focus …

EWPs and Arbor mech

Promo opportunity! EWPs and access equipment!

The August/September 2024 issue of The Australian Arbor Age magazine will feature and promote the fast-growing and essential segment of …

New Cat® 255 and 265 Compact Track Loaders

New Cat® 255 And 265 Compact Track Loaders are delivering industry-leading lift and tilt breakout forces, and with significantly increased …

The CMC S18FR-D spider lift

The CMC S18FR-D has an incredible 11.5m of horizontal outreach and 230kg basket capacity, combined with a 14hp Kubota diesel …

New IR laws

New IR laws criminalise underpayments. The Federal Government continues its campaign targeting employers who underpay employees according to the relevant …

Service provider wanted

Service provider wanted to deliver training solutions for Australia’s forest and wood-product sectors.

Canopy Lift’s Hiab X-Hipro 638

Canopy Lift’s Hiab X-Hipro 638 is ideal for any type of tree work – nationwide. Among the various types of …

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Trees with big leans

Trees with big leans, as the TCAAA’s Jim McArdle points out, are a phenomenon which eludes most arborists.

Heat stress

Heat stress is a concern for all outdoor workers. Dave Crispin, senior arborist at Treeswest Australia and Arboricultural Association of …

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 …

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Contractor’s Insurance

Contractor’s Insurance is crucial for all contractors and sub-contractors, and small businesses need to ensure it’s in place.

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 …

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MyPestGuide Trees app

MyPestGuide Trees is a free app from the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development which allows quickly identifying …

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 …