Yes, O’Briens Tree Services are ActewAGL – accredited tree surgeons. Only ActewAGL- accredited tree surgeons are authorised to work in close proximity to powerlines. ActewAGL-accredited tree surgeons are trained to follow safe work practices in the dangerous environment near powerlines.
Yes, O’Briens Tree Services is a fully insured business. If you require further information on our insurance policies, please contact us by calling 0402 555 828, or via our Contact page.
O’Briens Tree Services currently employs four fully qualified and experienced tree surgeons. The team at O’Briens Tree Services are hard-working and punctual and continue to provide a professional service no matter how large or small the job is.
We offer professional tree services to the Canberra, Murrumbateman, Queanbeyan and Yass areas. If you require tree services and are not in these areas, please contact us as we may consider servicing other areas.
Before you remove a tree on your property you must check if you need to get approval from the Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS). You will need approval to remove a tree from your property if the tree(s) fit any of the following criteria:

  • are 12 metres or higher or have a canopy 12 metres or wider and/or
  • have a trunk circumference of 1.5 metres or more, one metre above natural ground level and/or
  • have two or more trunks and the total circumference of all the trunks, one metre above natural ground level, is 1.5 metres or more.

Please visit the TAMS website for more information and for access to relevant approval forms. If you require help in filling out an approval form, contact our friendly staff on 0402 555 828 and we will provide you with assistance.