Partners: Arbortrim Australia Pty Ltd, Citywide, Arboriculture Australia and the Victorian Tree Industry Organisation

To address skills shortages in Arboriculture, the Arborists Don’t Grow on Trees (ADGOT) collaboration was formed. The ardent tree lovers committed to addressing this urgent shortfall include RTO, Arbortrim Australia, the national and state peak bodies for the tree industry, Arboriculture Australia and the Victorian Tree industry Organisation, and leading employer, Citywide, who provides tree care and open space maintenance. Training initiatives include pre-employment programs and safety refresher training, as well as writing “Minimum Industry Standards”, peer reviewed learner guides and operating procedures with information sourced from technical experts and leading arboriculture researchers and practitioners from across the world.