Vegetation control

We maintains trees and decorative gardens around the CBD, inner suburbs and major roads o help the city blend in with the unique tropical beauty of the region. Landscaping and decorative gardens are maintained by horticultural crews.

Council provides a range of services to maintain vegetation in public spaces including:

  • Tree trimming and pruning;
  • Tree removal, including stump grinding;
  • Tree planting;
  • Landscaping of decorative gardens, including irrigation;
  • Mulching of garden beds;
  • Weed control; and
  • Mowing and edge trimming.


Requests for tree trimming or removal are assessed, prioritised and issued in consultation with specialist internal and external experts. Trees that have been removed can often be replaced  if the original location is appropriate.

To report any tree or vegetation issues

Call Council on 1300 69 22 47 or make an online customer request.

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Last updated: 07 January 2021