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Tree Resources


The Tree Resources is a direct link to the relevant documents and websites which relate to tree management issues within the Auburn Municipality.

Lawlink is an online government portal website to law and justice agencies and services in New South Wales. The site is hosted by the Attorney General's Department of NSW, it provides information on the following Tree related Matters:

  • The Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2006
  • Ausgrid website provides detailed information on issues relating to trees in the vicinity of overhead power lines.
  • Community Justice Centres provide free mediation and conflict management services to help people resolve disputes. Funded by the NSW Government as part of the NSW Attorney General's Department, services are confidential, voluntary, timely and easy to use. For more information on Community Justice Centres go to Community Justice Centres website or email:
  • Whilst Council does not have a list of preferred Arboricultural contractors and is not able to recommend anyone. Council recommends getting 2-3 quotes and checking the Arborist’s qualifications (minimum certificate III) and insurances. There are, however, two professional bodies which may be able to offer a list of suitably qualified Arborists. These are:
    • The Arboriculture Australia-Arborist Directories
    •  Tree Contractors Association of Australia.

 Tree - Documents

2015-16 Application for Tree Permit - (ATP) Form.pdf
Auburn City Council Tree Policy and Framework.pdf
Auburn City Formative Pruning Standard.pdf
Frequently asked questions about tree preservation policy.pdf
Guidelines for the Preparation of Arborists Report.pdf
Locally Occurring Plants in the Auburn LGA.pdf
Tree Preservation Guidelines.pdf