About Us


About our Vegetation management- cairns

Advanced Vegetation Management was established in 2010 by Mike Dowling. Building on over 20 years of experience and formal qualifications in arboriculture, Mike has created a tree service specialising in removal and vegetation management in Cairns that is unique in its ability to provide on time, on budget tree removal, lopping, pruning, stump grinding, chipping and mulching services.

Determined to take the provision of vegetation management services to the next level of professionalism, Mike knew that by owning his own specialist equipment and machinery, he would be able to schedule works confident in the knowledge his team could deliver.
In addition, all Mikes team members are dedicated professionals who are either already professionally qualified and experienced arborists or are working towards the attainment of their qualifications through apprenticeships. Mike holds a Diploma of Horticulture (Arboriculture) RTF 50203 and a Diploma of Forest and Forest Products and is a Member of Queensland Arboriculture Association, he sees the high value in having qualified, experienced experts on each and every job. When you hire Advanced Vegetation Management you are getting the expertise and experience of a real specialist in the field. This ensures neat and clean work by the time we are done and also helps to ensure the safety of our crew and your property.

Mikes commitment to excellence, as well as his determination that all works completed by Advanced Vegetation Management are done safely and in accordance with all legislation and regulations governing the removal and management of trees throughout Cairns and the Far North.
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Call Mike at Advanced Vegetation Management in Cairns for all your tree service needs

Once contacted by a client, Mike conducts an onsite assessment to enable him to determine the time and tools needed for the job, any regulatory limitations on the requested works and any safety issues which need to be taken into account. This assessment also enables him to provide a guaranteed price quote, his clients pay no more for unforeseen or unexpected issues or time overruns. The price you are given is the price you will pay – that is our promise!
  • Diploma of Horticulture (Arboriculture) RTF 50203
  • Diploma of Forest and Forest Products FP150105
  • Certificate of Horticultural Management
  • Member of Queensland Arboriculture Association
  • Authorised Propagator # : APQ 128144, Permit # WIP 12814413
As a qualified Project Arborist Mike Dowling is able to carry out tree assessments, prepare vegetation risk assessment reports, consult with designers and specify tree protection measures. Have a tree you need handled now? Give us a call and we will schedule you in for a free quote.


Do I need to check with my local council before having trees removed from my property?
Tree removal is subject to council regulations and approval. However, if you would like use our services we are more than happy to take care of this for you by consulting with any official bodies such as the local council, to make sure any tree removal is in accordance with regulations.
What happens if I want to remove trees from my property that are home to native wildlife?
Why can’t I just lop my own trees?