Information Sheets

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How to edit or cancel automatic membership renewal


Industry Licence Brochure


How to download the QAA Member App to your Apple device


How to download the QAA Member App to your Android device


Correct use of QAA logo


QAA Complaints Procedure


Guide to managing the risk of tree work

Released by Safe Work Australia March 2023


Hazard identification checklist – Workplace Health & Safety

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


Why hire a qualified Arborist

What can a Qualified Arborist do for you?


The cost of tree 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”.


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).


Key to the Wattles of Greater Brisbane

Invaluable, free resource.


Key to Eucalypts of Greater Brisbane

Invaluable, free resource.


Healthy Hardwoods

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


Myrtle Rust everyday management

Useful, practical info sheet from the NSW DPI.


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. 


New: Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Download the new Act here. 


Ancient Tree Guide 

Trees for the Future


Soil & Tree Health

Valuable information from the QAA’s most recent workshop!

CANDO-14: When is a compost a mulch


CANDO-20: Product specifications for your compost


Please don’t spoil the soil



Nature Conservation Act 1992

This applies to us all…Read and digest.


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!


Phellinus Noxious

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


Ganoderma Key

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