Tree removal disputes


No photos, no common boundary: no mansion tree-removal order

The owner of a stately Clayfield home has been ordered to lop the trees on the eastern boundary of her property at


Neighbour Tree Disputes – Here’s what to do

Relations with a neighbour can go from good to gnarly surprisingly quickly, and one of the most common reasons for disputes is


Gum fight over riverfront tree debris, removal order refused

Adjoining owners on Yeronga’s Brisbane Corso have waged battle over the fate of four giant eucalyptus said to be


Neighbour wins $500k view dispute for new foliage that replaced old

A homeowner who moved and raised her dwelling has won a court order compelling the removal of her neighbour’s 9 m Chinese


Neighbour’s pollen allergy forces destruction of garden’s spectacular tree

A Townsville homeowner whose health was severely affected by pollen drifting from a flowering tree for 10 weeks every year has obtained


Declared a weed but tribunal refuses umbrella tree removal order

A Corinda resident has succeeded in obtaining an order against his neighbour for the pruning of trees near the boundary because of the prospect of them causing substantial ongoing and unreasonable interference with its use and enjoyment. But it refused to order the removal or pruning of a 9.7 m x 7m umbrella tree – a declared “environmental weed species” in Queensland –

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Coast gums face axe to restore roof sunlight

Three neighbours have won a dispute that will result in the lopping or trimming of 10 eucalypts on the Sunshine Coast land of an adjoining


“Annoying” patio shadows not sufficiently oppressive to justify tree removal order

Silver Birch Close at Eight Mile Plains was the setting for the latest tree removal dispute, this time concerning eight metre high palms.Kevin Merrett filed his QCAT application after discussion with neighbour Stephen Turner failed to yield a satisfactory solution. The application was on the grounds that the palms constituted a safety risk in cyclonic weather and that they were

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