Trees, plants & wildlife

Trees

We are proud of our tree lined streets and picturesque yards and have created a Street Tree Masterplan to reflect the importance of protecting our iconic streetscape. Learn more about looking after our streetscape and how to choose an appropriate tree or plant for your area.

Children planting a tree in Yarraman
Free plant voucher in rates notice We have temporarily stopped the plant giveaway’s until further notice. If you are yet to use your free plant voucher, do not throw it away. Keep a hold of it to redeem your free plants once ...
Seat under bottle tree
Trees and plants play a key role in creating healthier individuals and communities. They yield a host of benefits such as: improving air quality - flourishing urban forests convert carbon dioxide into life-giving oxygen and help filter daily pollution. minimising the effects ...
Our region is celebrated for the beautiful trees that line neighbourhood streets, fill our parks and feature in private gardens, providing shade and changing colours throughout the year. Naturally, the protection of this beautiful environment with its unique streetscapes is extremely important ...
The Street Tree Masterplan aims to protect and enhance the diverse streetscape character of the region. Read more about the Street Tree Masterplan here. A revised Street Tree Species List has been published to replace the Master Street Tree Species List contained ...
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