The state government has implemented Victoria's 6th lockdown. Read about how Council services will be affected via the link below.
Victoria’s 6th lockdown extended and Council services
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.
By working with local communities, Cool Streets builds understanding of the role, function and importance of street trees in an urban environment.
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.
Hobsons Bay City Council has a vision for an urban forest that creates a liveable city, a better urban environment and contributes to the health and wellbeing of our community.