The Environment, Resources and Development Committee has resolved to conduct an inquiry into the urban forest.

The Committee will inquire into and report on:

  1. Best practice and innovative measures to assist in the selection and maintenance of site appropriate tree species to improve the resilience of the urban forest, with a focus on trees for urban infill developments;
  2. Legislative and regulatory options to improve the resilience and longevity of trees comprising the urban forest; and
  3. Any other related matters.

Further information can be found on the ERDC webpage, which may be accessed via

Any person or organisation who would like to provide a written submission or register an interest in presenting oral evidence to the Committee is invited to do so by close of business Friday 24 February 2023.

All queries and submissions should be directed to:

The Parliamentary Officer

Environment, Resources and Development Committee

GPO Box 572


Phone: (08) 8237 9284


Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.