At iseekplant, we’ve rounded up and verified a whole database of over 300 tree lopping experts, offering professional landscaping services across Australia. These skilled providers specialise in tree lopping, comprehensive tree clearing and tree stump removal, addressing various aspects of tree maintenance and landscaping. With a focus on quality and efficiency, our partners deliver tailored services suitable for residential, commercial, civil and industrial projects, ensuring that every client finds the ideal solution for their specific tree management needs.
Tree Lopping rates can vary depending on the scope of work and location. This table shows the standard rates for different tree lopping services:
|Average Rate (Per Hour)
|Basic Tree Lopping
|$100 - $150
|Advanced Tree Lopping (Large or Hazardous Trees)
|$150 - $200
|Emergency Tree Lopping
|$200 - $250
|$50 - $100 (excludes travel)
Note: These rates are estimates and can vary based on the complexity of the job and geographic location. All prices exclude GST and are in AUD.
In addition to the base hire rates, there are several additional costs that you might need to consider. These additional costs ensure that the tree lopping service covers all aspects of the job from start to finish:
|Travel and Transport Fees
|$50 - $100 per hour
|Costs vary depending on distance
|$30 - $70 per day
|For specialised equipment not included
|$100 - $200 per hour
|Removal and disposal of tree debris
|$50 per hour
|Cost to woodchip using a woodchipper bough to site.
|$50 - $150 per hour
|Preparing the area for safe tree lopping
|Emergency Service Surcharge
|20% of total cost
|For urgent requests outside normal hours
|Submission for a Tree Permit
|$250 per permit
|Submission to council for a tree permit where necessary.
To ensure that you understand the total cost for your specific project clearly, use our Get a Quote tool to connect directly with our suppliers for an accurate, clear estimate. Don't let unforeseen costs surprise you – reach out today for a quote tailor-made to your needs.
Understanding tree removal and maintenance requires knowing your local council regulations. Across Australia, regulations vary significantly, so checking if you need a tree permit before proceeding is crucial with tree lopping or removal. Whether you're a homeowner, landscaper or developer, knowing these regulations ensures your project complies with local laws and protects you from potential fines. Most importantly, you do your part in ensuring the preservation of our urban canopy.
Here's a table that outlines the permit requirements for tree lopping and removal in various Australian states and territories:
|New South Wales (NSW)
|State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017
|Yes, for significant trees
|Permits are a must to protect significant or heritage trees and ensure ecological sustainability
|Planning and Environment Act 1987
|Yes, depending on the zone
|Local councils have specific overlays that protect vegetation; permits ensure compliance
|Natural Assets Local Law (NALL) 2003
|Yes, for protected species
|Designed to protect native vegetation and wildlife habitats; assessments may be required
|Western Australia (WA)
|Local Government Property Local Law 2021
|Yes, varies by local council
|Regulations aim to preserve urban trees; some councils require permits for any removal
|South Australia (SA)
|Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016
|Yes, for regulated trees
|Focuses on the conservation of significant urban trees, with permits needed for removal
|Nature Conservation Act 2002
|Yes, for native vegetation
|Ensures the conservation of Tasmania's natural heritage; permits needed for specific activities
|Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
|Urban Forest Act 2023
|Yes, for registered trees
|Protects trees of ecological, aesthetic, and heritage value; permits required for interference
|Northern Territory (NT)
|Planning Act 1999
|Yes, in designated areas
|Controls land use and development, including vegetation removal in sensitive areas
This table serves as a general guide, but always consult your local council for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding tree removal permits. Regulations can vary significantly even within states, depending on the specific environmental, heritage, and urban planning considerations of each local area.
We have a lot of tree management and landscaping pros on iseekplant. Below are the differences between the services and what you should be looking for:
Each service requires a different approach and expertise. iseekplant's network offers professionals skilled in all three, ensuring your specific tree management needs are met with precision and care.
If you’re in a DIY tree lopping mood, then below is a list of equipment required to lop trees. Tree lopping requires specific equipment for effective and safe operations, so we strongly suggest running a tree lopping search and hiring a professional. If you’re still hell bent on doing it yourself, here is a list of equipment you’ll need to do the job properly:
Starting a tree lopping project can be stressful, but with iseekplant, you're in capable hands. Our platform connects you with an extensive network of over 300 professional tree lopping companies across Australia, equipped to handle projects of any scale.
From residential garden beautification to large-scale land development, our suppliers offer comprehensive tree lopping solutions. Plus, if you require additional services or equipment, we have suppliers for every need. For support or inquiries, contact us at [email protected] or call 1300 691 912. If you're ready to take the next step in your tree lopping project, click 'Get a Quote' to easily find the right service for your needs.
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