Marrickville Council has posted a Notification of Emergency Street Tree Removal of a Narrow Leaf Peppermint (Eucalyptus nicholii) outside 35-39 Dickson Street Newtown.  The tree was removed on 30th October 2013.

Council gave the following reasons for removal –

  • “Tree identified for removal in the Street Tree Inventory.
  • Bracket fungal body & severe decay through the tree’s main stem.
  • The tree presented a significant risk to the public & property.”

They say they intend to replace this street tree during the 2013 Planting Season & that the species will be determined by Street Tree Master Plan.