Company Profile

Australian Tree Consultants Pty Ltd
1300 73 7674

Vegetation Surveys from Expert Arborists

For more than a decade, Australian Tree Consultants Pty Ltd has been providing expert arborist services throughout Australia and the South Pacific regions. We offer professional advice and management services on trees and forests, working with everyone from government organisations to nature reserves.

Committed to providing high-quality services, we use state-of-the-art equipment and have a team of qualified arborists who ensure that our clients receive the very best results. Working quickly and efficiently, we’re available seven days a week for your convenience and are committed to solving tree problems effectively, economically and ethically. 

We provide

  • Tree inspections - both ground level and aerial
  • Tree hazard assessment survey audits
  • Arborist reports
  • Picus Sonic tomographs
  • Construction impact statements
  • Construction management plans
  • Tree maintenance programs
  • Domestic scientific testing
  • Commercial tree consultancy

Consultancy services

At Australian Tree Consultants Pty Ltd, we provide expert arborist advice to a number of companies, including federal, state and local government agencies. We also work with the department of environment, addressing climate change and water issues, with parks and wildlife groups, networks alliance and private firms and homeowners.

Qualifications, competencies & training

All of our team is highly trained and fully qualified to deliver all of the services we offer, with a minimum qualification of Australian Qualification Framework Level 5 and higher and at least 15 years’ industry experience. We also take part in ongoing professional development to ensure cutting-edge techniques and to keep our skills and knowledge up to date.

We’re affiliated with the following groups

  • National Arborists Association of Australia
  • International Society of Arboriculture – Australia Chapter
  • Australian Arboriculture
  • Workcover Authority
  • Standards Australia
  • Footings and Foundation Society of Australia
  • Housing Engineering Design and Research Association Australia
  • AgriFoods Industry Educational Review Board
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Hugh Taylor: Managing Director

Hugh is currently vice-president of the National Arborist Association of Australia and is also a member of the International Society of Arborists - Australian Chapter. With a BA in Wilderness Management/Outdoor Education, Hugh has years of experience as an arborist and holds various additional qualifications and certificates, including a TAFE Certificate in Tree Surgery and a TAFE Statement of Attainment in Arboriculture Techniques.

He also holds Level Four-Advance Tree Felling Certificates from the NSW Forestry Commission and has a Level Three Certificate in Chain Saw work from TAFE, amongst others.

Hugh’s qualifications

Arboricultural Qualifications:

Qualification
Certificate IV Occupational Health & Safety
Institute : Learning Lab BSB41407
Date : 2010

Qualification
Australian Qualification Framework Level 5
Institute : BTM Business Training and Management Pty Ltd
Date : 2006

Qualification
Diploma of Horticulture (Arboriculture) Level 5
Institute :   NSW Northern Institute of TAFE- Ryde.
Date : 2003

Qualification
Certificate in Advanced Tree Felling – Level 4
Institute :   NSW Forestry Commission
Date : 1990

Qualification
Certificate in Chainsaw Work – Level 3
Institute :   NSW Northern Institute of TAFE- Ryde.
Date : 1989

Qualification
Bachelor of Arts (Outdoor Education and Wilderness Management)
Institute :   Kuring-Gai College -  Lindfield
Date : 1985

Work History:

Position
TAFE NSW – Richmond
Company: Arboricultural Teacher
Date: 2009 – current.

Position
Proprietor and Director
Company: Australian Tree Consultants Pty Ltd
Date: 2003 – current.

Position
State Agent
Company: ArborPlan ArborSafe
Date:  2008 – current

Position
Proprietor and Director
Company: Taylors Tree Services Pty Ltd
Date: 1995 – 2005

Position
Arborist and Climber
Company: J and K Tree Services Pty Ltd
Date: 1993 – 1995

Position
Camp Director
Company: Somerset Outdoor Education Centre
Date: 1990-1993

Position
Outdoor Education Director
Company: Sydney City Mission
Date: 1989 – 1990

Position
Various Positions
Company: International USA
Date: 1988 – 1990

Position
Shearer
Company: North-western QLD
Date: 1985 – 1988

Professional Affiliations and Executive Positions Held:

Organisation
Australian Arboriculture
Position: Board of Directors
Date: 2011- current

Organisation
National Arborists Association of Australia
Position: Vice President
Date: 2001-2010

Organisation
International Society of Arboriculture Australia Chapter
Position: Member
Date: 1998-2008

Organisation
International Society of Arboriculture Australia Chapter
Position: Board of Directors ISSAC
Date: 2002-2005

Organisation
AgriFoods Industry
Position: Educational Review Board
Date: 2009

Additional Education:

Seminar/Training  
Arboriculture Australia
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2014

Seminar/Training  
Arboriculture Australia
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2013

Seminar/Training  
Arboriculture Australia
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2012

Seminar/Training  
Arboriculture Australia
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2011

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2010

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2009

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2008

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2007

Seminar/Training  
David Evans
Subject: Tree Logic Conference
Date: 2005

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2005

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2004

Seminar/Training  
Francis Schwarze
Subject: Fungi Workshop
Date: 2004

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2003

Seminar/Training  
Treenet
Subject: National Symposium
Date: 2004

Seminar/Training  
Treenet
Subject: National Symposium
Date: 2003

Seminar/Training  
Ed Hayes
Subject: Safe Trees Seminar
Date: 2002

Seminar/Training  
Dr Claus Mattheck
Subject: Visual Tree Assessment
Date: 2002

Seminar/Training  
Dr Alex Shigo
Subject: Science of Tree Care
Date: 2001

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2001

Seminar/Training  
NAAA
Subject: Management of Mature Trees
Date: 2001

Seminar/Training  
ISAAC
Subject: National Conference
Date: 2000

Seminar/Training  
NAAA
Subject: Fungi for the Arborist
Date: 2000

Seminar/Training  
NAAA
Subject: Assessing Hazardous Trees
Date: 1997

Insurance details

  • Insurance/Workers Compensation
  • Liberty International
  • $20m Public Liability Insurance
  • Policy No: 102244
  • $20m Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Liberty International
  • Policy No: HC-ME-SPC-06-102719
  • CGU Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Policy No: WGB030629639

Call us today on 1300 737 674  for more information about our vegetation surveys in Australia.

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