In the best interest of the safety, health and wellbeing of the Hobsons Bay community and Council staff in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Council has made the decision to close all Hobsons Bay Library branches for 30 days (until 16 April 2020) and cancel all Council delivered public events and community consultations for the next 60 days (until 16 May), or until further notice.
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Request street tree maintenance via this online form
Information on local nature strip landscaping guidelines.
Council will advise you if you're getting a new street tree. You can also request one.
Council street trees are inspected every two years for decay, cracks, crossing limbs, disease and structural integrity.
Council plants a variety of different tree species depending on their setting.
We won't remove a tree until it has been assessed by our arborist and the removal is in line with our Street Tree Policy.
If Council suspects a tree has been vandalised, a sign will be posted on the tree as we investigate.
Trees pay a vital role in the makeup of our parks in Hobsons Bay.
Due to the demise of elms in the northern hemisphere as a result of Dutch elm disease, mature trees in Australia's parks and gardens are now regarded as among the most significant in the world.
Treatment of Elm Leaf Beetle (ELB) occurs annually and is broken down into a three-year cycle.
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Council acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and water ways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.