Arboriculture training in Victoria, â€œthe tail wagging the dogâ€ An industry perspective by Graeme McMahon Current arboricultural training The arboricultural qualification system for practical units in Victoria is flawed. Â The units are couched in the National framework and as such
GAP TRAINING by Graeme McMahon Background For many years I have recognised the shortfall between training outcomes and operational requirements. To bridge that gap I’ve successfully introduced training and mentoring into my company. Despite qualifications paying lip service to an
Climber Tree Felling
A number of tree’s were vandalised in the Otway Ranges in an area called “Triplet Falls”. Sherbrooke Tree Service was engaged to safely remove the semi-mature mountain ash from the affected area with minimal damage to the under story below.
Climbing a Dead Eucalyptus regnans
This climbing video is also on youtube in HD! Graeme descends onto a dead and rotten tree so that he can safely work on it. After lopping out the head, the rest of the tree is blocked down. When the
Olinda Falls Blasting
The large dead Mountain Ash seen in this video was hanging precariously over the newly built Olinda Falls viewing platform. In particularly, three large limbs were pulling a lot of the trees weight. At the base of the tree, the
Tahune Airwalk Pictures
Took a few happy snaps of the recent Tahune Airwalk work. Enjoy!