Recommended resources for:
- cutting neighbours' overhanging branches, and roots
- protected trees
- clearing native vegetation, and burn-offs
- resolving tree disputes
- going to court over a nuisance complaint.
Information about the laws on trees in Victoria. Includes when you can cut overhanging branches and how to resolve disputes.
Information about when you can burn off grass and weeds, for example, and what you must do beforehand.
Trees: a guide to the laws in Victoria
A guide to the law in Victoria about resolving tree disputes.
How to resolve a neighbourhood dispute
Hints on how to resolve a neighbourhood dispute, including talking with your neighbours, making complaints to your local council, getting legal advice and taking legal action.
Want to speak with someone about trees? Your local council is a good place to start.