In Victoria, the regulations regarding tree removal vary depending on the local council and the specific circumstances. It’s important to note that removing certain trees, particularly those protected by local laws or regulations, without proper permits or authorization can result in fines and penalties.

The fines for unauthorized tree removal can vary significantly depending on factors such as the type and size of the tree, its significance, and the specific local council regulations. Generally, fines can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.

To obtain accurate and up-to-date information about fines related to tree removal in Victoria, it is recommended to consult with the local council or relevant authorities in your area. They will be able to provide specific information about the regulations and potential penalties associated with tree removal.

But as a rough informal guide, as of 22 March 2023. You can be fined Up to $9,514.20 for unauthorized tree removal in a residential zone. Up to $19,028.40 for unauthorized tree removal in a non-residential zone. Speak