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Win a Husqvarna T542i XP battery chainsaw!

Subscribe to The Australian Arbor Age and be in the draw to win a Husqvarna T542i XP – the world’s …
Milling timber with a portable Peterson's mill.

Peterson Portable Sawmills

Peterson Portable Sawmills’ commitment to optimising mill efficiency and maximising the potential of logs has led to forging strong partnerships …
An Australian Eucalypt branch to attract people to plant trees

A celebration of trees is coming!

A celebration of trees, National Tree Day was established by Planet Ark in 1996 and has grown into Australia’s largest …
Tomas Poole setting a trail camera in a tree

Green jobs are booming

Green jobs are a booming industry. The number of positions have jumped by 38.5 per cent over the past seven …
A John Deere compact excavator in the forest.

Brandt’s John Deere compact construction machines

Brandt’s John Deere compact construction machines are revolutionising arborists’ operations.
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The new Silky Super Accel!

The new Silky Super Accel 21cm Curved Professional folding saw has a 21cm blade with the new GOKAI-ME scraper tooth …

EWPs and Arbor mech

Powerclear’s Magni RTH 6.30

Powerclear’s Magni RTH 6.30 is able to meet a wide range of applications in construction and arboriculture, and the company …

The CMC S19HD and S22HD

The CMC S19HD and S22HD are two spider lifts ideally suited to the professional arborist.

CMC aerial platforms: perfect for arboriculture

CMC aerial platforms are perfect for arboriculture. They’re agile, robust, versatile and safe, and meet every needs of tree-care professionals.

Revolutionise your firewood production!

Revolutionise your firewood production with the eco-friendly Titan 40/20 Premium Firewood Processor.

Rapid Hexa

Rapid Hexa is an exciting innovation in chainsaw chain from STIHL.

Melbourne Tractors and Merlo

Melbourne Tractors, with branches located in Somerton and Dandenong in Victoria, has provided the construction and agriculture industries with the …

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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 …

QAA Objective Writing workshop

The Queensland Arboricultural Association is offering an Objective Writing workshop on April 15 at the QAA head office at 26-40 …

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Arborist trims tree branch with chainsaw and heavy equipment

Contractor or employee – tax implications

Contractor definitions and responsibilities need to be understood. Brian Beecroft of the Timber Trade Industrial Association helps navigate the contractor …

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.

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STIHL’s best accessories for arborists and forestry professionals

STIHL’s accessories for arborists and forestry professionals help make incredibly tough forestry jobs easier.

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. …