About Us2018-09-24T12:03:47+00:00
Man in Tree with Ropes

Branch Creek Tree Services is a family owned business, operating on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

For all your tree felling, tree removal, palm removal, tree pruning, root pruning, wood chipping and stump grinding, Branch Creek Tree Services is the business to call.

Trees are assets to your home and community and deserve the best possible care. Planting and caring for your tree is a long-term commitment. The type and frequency of tree care is dependent upon the tree species planted, the tree’s age, location, climate and other factors that affect the tree’s growth.

Hiring an Arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Branch Creek Tree Services perform only accepted practices and adhere to AS4373 – Pruning of Amenity Trees. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns.

Meet The Team

Ben McDonald

Arborist / Director (24 years experience)

  • Diploma in Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • International Society of Arboriculture Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
  • Qld. Arboricultural Association Qualified Contractor
  • License to perform High Risk work – WP / CV/ DG
  • Level II Chainsaw Operations
  • FWPHAR2206 Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
  • Blue card 30215 Qld. (General safety induction – construction industry)
  • WAMS – M31A competency
  • Energex Authorised person
  • CN LW 1 – Certificate in Electrical Linework
  • Arbormaster Training Workshop – including Tree Climbing and Rigging Techniques
  • Tree Identification Workshop
  • Senior First Aid and CPR certificate

Jake McDonald

Sub Contractor (23 years experience)

  • Certificate III Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • License to Perform High Risk Work – WP/DG
  • Course in Horticultural Studies
  • Level II Chainsaw Operations
  • Blue card 30215 Qld. (General safety induction – construction industry)
  • WAMS – M31A competency
  • Energex Authorised person
  • Tree Identification Workshop
  • Senior First Aid and CPR certificate

Dustin McDonald

Tree Climber (14 years experience)

  • Certificate III in Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • Level II Chainsaw Operations
  • Bluecard 30215 Qld. (General safety induction – construction industry)
  • WAMS – M31A competency
  • Energex Authorised Person
  • Senior First Aid and CPR certificate

Jorim Hutton

Leading Hand/ Tree Climber (7 years experience)

  • Certificate III in Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • License to Perform High Risk Work – DG
  • Level II Chainsaw operations
  • FWPHAR2206 Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
  • Blue card 30215 Qld. (General safety induction – construction industry)
  • WAMS – M31A competency
  • Energex Authorised Person
  • Tree Identification Workshop
  • Senior First Aid and CPR certificate

Andrew Wildman

Groundie (14 years experience)

  • Certificate III in Horticulture (Arboriculture)
  • Level II Chainsaw operations
  • FWPHAR2206 Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
  • Blue card 30215 Qld. (General safety induction – construction industry)
  • Senior First Aid and CPR certificate