S. Cassar, C. Lawry, D. Cooney, G. Williams, D. Lawry Introduction Many Council’s are now proactively managing their trees as assets, and are identifying those with special relevance to the community. Councils including Mount Barker have adopted the Tree Protection Policy under the Development Act 1993, but this only covers limited attributes of trees which…

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Chris Lawry Issues include: THE DAWN OF TREE REPORTS Planners with tree reports demonstrating big is not best. Tree assessment is a relatively new boom industry due to changing trends and legislation around the country. The tree report is a very important document. The planner uses recommendations from the report to determine conditions of development…

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