Our treescape is one of the most amazing in the world

Can you think of another capital with such vast parkland?


Designed in the early 20th century

Planted in the following decades

Enjoyed by generations since

Brittle gum leaf

Brittle Gum is our most common species

Two trees

92% of our trees are either semi-mature or mature

A timer showing 90%

Over 90% of our trees have a useful life expectancy of 20+ years

Sometimes life is tough for our trees

Competing uses and the climate make it hard for some to stay alive


Trucks and traffic harm roots

Lack of water creates stress

Climate change changes the fundamentals

We're constantly planting and replanting

After all, every living thing has a lifespan

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