Representing Arborists in Queensland & Nth NSW

Information Sheets

How to edit or cancel automatic membership renewal

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Industry License Brochure

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How to download the QAA Member App to your Apple Device

272 KBHow to Download the QAA Member App on your Apple device

How to download the QAA Member App to your Android Device

316 KBHow to Download the QAA member App on your Android Device

Correct use of QAA Logo

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QAA Complaints Procedure

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Guide to Managing the Risks of Tree Work

Released by Safe Work Australia March 2023

2 MBGuide to managing the risks of tree work

Hazard identification checklist - Workplace Health & Safety

In light of recent accidents. Please see the Hazard identification checklist from the Workplace Health & Safety Queensland website.

Hazard identification checklist - Workplace Health & Safety

Why Hire a Qualified Arborist

What can a Qualified Arborist do for you?

Why Hire a Qualified Arborist

The Cost of Lopping

QAA Publication outlining the detrimental effects of lopping trees: a great handout for the general public.


Storm Season Brochure

This brochure was put together with the help of Energex.


Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Act 2011

Here is the PDF of the Act in its entirety: Essential reading for the industry professional in Queensland. Chapter 3 is "Trees".

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Minimum Requirements for Arborists Reports

Arising from the QAA's recent Report Writing 101 workshop: Here are the basic requirements for an Arborist Report (based upon local government feedback and input).

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Key to the Wattles of Greater Brisbane

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Key to Eucalypts of Greater Brisbane

Invaluable, free resource.

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Healthy Hardwoods

A Field Guide to Pests Diseases and Nutritional Disorders in Subtropical Hardwoods.

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Myrtle Rust Everyday Management

Useful, practical info sheet from the NSW DPI.

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Why Cocos Palms are a pest!

Not only are Cocos Palms (Syagrus romanzoffiana) a dirty, messy, unsightly, highly invasive environmental weed: they are also decimating our native flying foxes. 

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New: Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Download the new Act here. 

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Ancient Tree Guide

Trees for the Future

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Nature Conservation Act 1992

This applies to us all...Read and digest.

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Pruning for Habitat Workshop

With thanks to our Victorian cousins the Victorian Tree Industry Organisation (VTIO), here is their excellent PDF on habitat creation/pruning.

Excellent, easily applicable information that we can all utilise.

Great work guys!

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Phellinus noxious

Phellinus noxious is a pathogenic root rotting fungus. Here is the latest DEEDI Info sheet

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Ganoderma Key

Extremely valuable information from the Queensland Mycological Society: Know your Ganoderma!

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