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Bushland Manager

Bushland Managers, and specialist Arboriculturists or Horticulturalists manage the physical, chemical and biological controls of exotic weeds and other native habitat protection measurses. Bushland Managers may also develop and conduct public education for weed and habitat management.

Arron Treloar is a Horticulturist. Arron oversees council’s nursery, parks and gardens operations. By supplying native plants and advice, he can assist council Bushland Managers with habitat, erosion and weed management projects.

Training available in Tasmania

  • Bachelor of Natural Environmental and Wilderness Studies or Bachelor of Environmental Science, see for example, University of Tasmania.
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Conservation and Land Management, see for example Tasmanian Polytechnic.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.