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Recent Arborist reviews in Melbourne

"Great job, just as I wanted with the pruning. All waste removed. Very helpful and friendly. Clearly experienced with all equipment. "

Arborist to prune medium size tree


"Great tasker. Professional. Punctual and easy to deal with. Thanks Tolu "

Arborist for tree and stump removal


"Excellent air tasker, would highly recommend to others. Was punctual, efficient and provided very helpful tips. Very pleased with the overall service 👍"

Remove Carborator from my car


"Liu trimmed eight tall pittosporum trees and two ornamental pear trees to half their size. He also removed the debris. Liu did an outstanding job. I would highly recommend this extremely professional, personable and polite man."

Help! I need an arborist.


"Great guy, good job, would highly recommend."

Arborist needed to clean up Palm tree


"Richard was great, turned up on time, knowledgable, did a fast and fantastic job on our trees, even trimmed a couple of others and pulled out some weeds. Took away all the rubbish and front yard looking great. Would definitely use again. Also both really friendly and helpful "

Arborist to trim 3 trees and remove a bush


What's the average cost of an Arborist in Melbourne

$250 - $490







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What do arborist services include?

Arborists are often referred to as tree surgeons because of the intricate nature of their work and their focus on tree health when making recommendations. They consider all proposed outcomes before offering a solution that’s suitable for the situation. Here are some common arborist services and what you can expect:

Arborist report

An arborist report is usually needed to support council applications. You might be applying to the council for a development approval (DA) or for approval to remove trees from your property. This is really important because removing trees can’t be done without council approval! Your arborist will check for pests and disease, any structural defects, and identify species of plants and trees present before writing their report. They’ll make written recommendations in the report, supported by photos and evidence. This will accompany your application and assist the council in their decision-making process.

Tree trimming, pruning & removal

Tree trimming and pruning are necessary to maintain the health and safety of many trees. An arborist makes sure your trees are pruned or maintained in a way that enables them to flourish and grow afterwards. Trees may be trimmed or pruned for safety reasons, or to ensure their long-term viability. If a tree is diseased or dying, tree removal may be the only option. Your arborist consultant will consider all factors before making a recommendation for removal.

Annual tree inspection

An annual tree inspection is a proactive way to ensure the safety and longevity of the trees in your garden. Your arborist will thoroughly inspect trees and vegetation on your property to identify current and preventable concerns. They will then provide guidelines for maintenance or an action plan to rectify any problems, so your garden can continue to thrive.

Garden mapping

Garden mapping can be used in any garden but it’s especially useful for heritage-listed gardens. Your arborist will prepare a catalog that identifies species types and locations for each tree or shrub in your garden. You might use mapping to help manage your garden or plan future landscaping changes.

Recent Arborist tasks in Melbourne

Need an arborist asap


Melbourne VIC, Australia

10th May 2022

Need an arborist to cut this tree asap within next day or so or today. Stump doesn’t need removal. Can be cut to power line level

Came asap, prompt and efficient! Recommended!!

Arborist for Palm Tree Trunk Shaving


Pascoe Vale South VIC 3044, Australia

28th Oct 2021

Need trunk of tree trunk in front garden shaved with all mess cleaned up and cuttings taken away. See attached pictures. One is how it currently looks the other is how I want finished product to look

Great guy and great service

Arborist tree work


Coburg VIC, Australia

19th Jun 2021

Cut 3 top branches off this tree Involves climbing at heights All branches must be lowered to the ground with rope All green waste left onsite Availability & capability required. Please check the weather and nominate and day to complete this task. Extra work available on other sites after this job.

Excellent work and great communication thank you for the completing this task promptly.

Arborists Report


St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

17th May 2021

Report by a qualified arborist on a protected semi mature Lemon scented gum growing on a neighbouring property.The bulk of the trees branches cover our backyard, dropping considerable leaf litter, gum nuts and branches. The report will identify the branches of the tree that can be removed with out affecting integrity, as well as assist our architect in designing to the TPZ/SRZ to form part of the planning submission to City of Port Philip

Arborist Reqired


Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

15th Nov 2020

We have a tree on our boundary which in a native lemon scented gum tree overhanging our property. We have permission from our neighbour to prune our boundary line and leave the off cuts in his yard ( he wants the fire wood) can you please offer a quote and date to complete the task? Please see photos and call for more information if required?

Arborist - Palm tree trim


Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

29th Sep 2020

Please prune our palm tree and remove the debris.

Remove Carborator from my car


Northcote VIC 3070, Australia

23rd May 2020

Before I scrap my broken 1986 Mitsubishi Magna I require someone with mechanical experience to remove the brand new carburettor I had fitted in December.

Excellent air tasker, would highly recommend to others. Was punctual, efficient and provided very helpful tips. Very pleased with the overall service 👍

Arborist report required


Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

12th Mar 2022

I need an arborist report for the potential removal of a diseased tree on my property. I am in the jurisdiction of Moreland City Council. If the arborist report is successful, there will be tree removal work to follow.

Very professional service.

Paint Arbor


Northcote, Victoria, Australia

12th Oct 2021

Lightly sand arbor and then paint with two coats of paint. Paint, paint brushes and paint tray will be supplied.

Greg arrived on time, was very polite and did a great quality job. He worked straight through to complete the job and had all the correct equipment. We would recommend him and use him again!

Arborist to prune medium size tree


South Yarra VIC, Australia

14th Jun 2021

Prune to preserve good shape on courtyard tree to just above courtyard wall height including removal of waste trimmed.

Arborist to shape Japanese maple


Kensington VIC, Australia

6th Mar 2021

See photos. Need tree shaped to grow out from surrounding jasmine. Must be a qualified arborist with experience with Japanese maple trees

I need arborist


Clifton Hill VIC 3068, Australia

6th Nov 2020

3 pencil pines have grown very tall, one (the smallest?) is close to the house and banging on a downpipe when it is windy also need to have a large olive tree trimmed (also advise if you do tree removal - we have a 30-year old vine that needs to be removed)

Arborist tree pruning


Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

17th Jul 2020

Require an arborist to properly trim this beautiful tree. It is around 8-9m from the stump. Horizontal branches encroaching into the neighbours yard to be trimmed and a proper prune is needed. See multiple photos. Price is to include removal of all branches. Note that it is not the gum tree which sits in the neighbours yard behind my yard.

Louis was brilliant with my tree and provided really good education on the tree health and how it will grow etc. went about and beyond to come back on a Sunday to chip the wood and remove it. Highly recommend.

Arborist for tree pruning


Coburg VIC 3058, Australia

23rd Aug 2022

Need an experienced arborist to help cut back trees along with examining them for their health. These trees are double storey in height. Photos are attached however would prefer to get it inspected for the best offer. We are in Coburg.

Great job, cleaned up nice 👍

Arborist needed to clean up Palm tree


Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

16th Jan 2022

Arborist needed to cut leaves and pods off one palm tree and dispose of the cuttings.

Really great to deal with, excellent job pruning our palm tree. Thank you.

Tree pruning - quick & easy job for an arborist!


Prahran VIC 3181, Australia

31st Jul 2021

2 trees (left in photo) need pruning: 1 x olive tree and 1 x magnolia style tree Up to approx 20ft at the highest branch Only pruning the branches that overhang our garden fence - Quick job for an arborist!

Tom did an excellent job! He was great at communication and very friendly. Thanks Tom!

Arborist - tree cutting back


St Kilda VIC, Australia

20th May 2021

I have inherited a very unruly tree - it needs some serious pruning as it is blocking all my light and killing the undergrowth.

I need arborist


St Kilda VIC, Australia

10th Dec 2020

I have some dying trees and trees loosing their leaves .need some advice. Also some trimming of trees.

Arborist to remove and trim trees


Albert Park VIC, Australia

27th Oct 2020

Remove 2 x mid sized dead silver birches from rear garden (with side access). Include stump removal. Tidy up 2 x mature silver birches at front. (possum damage, some dead limbs)

Joaquin is the real deal! He has all the gear, he's friendly, prompt and fast.

Tree pruning / arborist


Northcote VIC, Australia

10th Jul 2020

We have a large lemon tree (at least 5m high) that needs an expert pruning. We would like the top third of the tree taken off at least so a tall ladder is essential. And removal of the cut branches.

Brian did a great job pruning our lemon tree. Lovely bloke and clearly knows his stuff. Will definitely call on his services again.