Ausgrid power line clearance works
Contractors Active Trees are currently undertaking power line tree pruning works on behalf of Ausgrid.
Ausgrid’s pruning schedule for July/August 2022 is now live on the Ausgrid website and their program for Inner West Council shall be undertaken in the suburbs of:
July 2022 Schedule
Inner West Council: Enmore, Dulwich Hill, Marrickville, Marrickville South, Summer Hill, Lilyfield, Leichardt, Rozelle
August 2022 Schedule
Inner West Council: Enmore, Dulwich Hill, Marrickville, Marrickville South, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park, Lilyfield, Leichardt, Rozelle
Council does not prune trees for power line clearance, including main lines and residential lines. Ausgrid is responsible for pruning street trees in these circumstances and sets out the required clearance for its power lines.
Ausgrid are authorised to undertake this work to Council-owned and privately-owned trees under state legislation, and prune in accordance with guidelines for managing vegetation near power lines (PDF 1.1MB)
See Ausgrid's website for more information.
If you have any questions, concerns or wish to comment regarding the works being undertaken by Ausgrid please contact them directly:
If you are unable to resolve the problem, or you are not satisfied with Ausgrid's response, you are entitled to contact the Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW.
The Energy and Water Ombudsman is an independent government approved dispute resolution organisation for New South Wales electricity customers, and they will aim to resolve your complaint.