Representing Arborists in Queensland & Nth NSW
PO Box 327, Cleveland, BRISBANE QLD 4163
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Qualified Membership


This is a membership for an Individual. Minimum requirement for this membership is a Cert 3 Hort/Arb – AQF level 3. The benefits of this membership:

  • A further 10% off Public Liability Insurance
  • Greater discounts on Workshops (outcome dependent on speaker costs, venue etc.)
  • Qualified Member Stickers for your car and truck.
  • Qualified Member Card to present to your customers.
  • Arbor Age subscription
  • Latest Industry Updates
  • Ability to enter the Queensland Tree Climbing Championships


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Are you a new QAA Member *

A $100 Signup fee will be charged for new members. If you are an existing member renew your membership through the ‘Members Portal’ section of the site. The QAA may also verify qualifications with the RTO. This may take up to 8 weeks depending on the location of the training provider.

Qualified Member Application

  • Applicant Detail

  • Checklist

    Applicants must hold a Minimum AQF Level III Horticulture (Arboriculture) or equivalent international qualification (all qualifications must be verified by a JP)
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    Please upload at least one of the above
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    QAA require copies of all qualifications for Cert 3 Horticulture (Arboriculture) or above to be certified (Witnessed, signed and stamped by a JP on the front of all copies including subject lists). Copies of these qualifications without this certification will not be accepted.
  • It is important to note that it shall be a requirement for the new Qualified Members Category and the Register of Arboricultural Contractors and Consultants that any applicant will be required to acknowledge that the criteria for both schemes will be subject to change in the future as the criteria rises to align with similar standards that other related national and international bodies require. Last update 25/7/2011
    The applicant confirms that they wish to become a member of the Queensland Arboricultural Association and if accepted: • Will observe the Association’s Code of Ethics (a copy of which can be obtained via our office or the QAA website at • Acknowledges that the use of the Association’s name or logo in advertising or on personal or company stationary is only permissible whilst membership subscription dues remain current. • Acknowledges their right to vote at the Annual General Meeting • Are invited to attend any QAA events at the General Member subscription rate.
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