New Safework Australia Documentation

For all Members The following link from work safe on hiring a tree worker and approved methods used for machinery must be discussed with your staff. It’s a 44 page document

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TREE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INC     NOTICE is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of TREE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INC (Association) to be held at 3pm on 17th September at Waterview Dooleys,

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Arborists Sling Shots – State & Territory Legislation

For further information on your state or territory’s regulations follow the links below. Disclaimer: Please note that these links are intended to be a guide only.  It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the current legislation in your state.

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Are You Licensed to Carry?

ARE YOU LICENSED TO CARRY? Or are you risking a hefty jail term? Ok, you might not be Dirty Harry or even American, but you may be in possession of a prohibited weapon.  As an arborist, your Big Shot Line

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EPA Mulch Amendments

Please see link below to changes proposed by the EPA to raw mulch. Click here to download

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Chipper Chatter Newsletter – Issue 2

Please find below our Chipper Chatter Newsletter – Issue 2 Chipper Chatter – Issue 2

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10/50 Code Changes

Press Release from NSW Rural Fire Service – 26th November 2014 1050 to Arborists 26112014 As you are aware, the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS), in partnership with the Department of Planning and Environment, has commenced a formal review

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10/50 Vegetation Clearing Changes

 MEDIA RELEASE  From NSW Rural Fire Service – 30th September 2014 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Entitlement Code of Practice amendments  The 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Entitlement was created to provide people living near bushland with the ability to increase their level of

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Tree Contractors – Have Your Say !

AgriFood Skills Australia – the Industry Skills Council for the Arboriculture industry is currently reviewing arboriculture qualifications framework and units of competency. As part of the review, job role statements are being prepared to ensure the qualifications and units of

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10/50 Vegetation Clearing Code of Practice

The following information has been supplied by the Rural Fire Service. 10/50 vegetation clearing New laws are now in place which help people prepare their homes for bush fires in NSW. You can now find out if your property is

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