Providing Quality Tree Care Services

in Ballarat and Surrounding Districts




Tree Top Tower Hire is a locally owned business managed by Jason and Laurinda Scholten. Jason is a fully qualified arborist with an Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture. Tree Top Tower Hire provides a wide range of quality tree care services in the Central Highland Region (Creswick, Ballarat, and Daylesford), Western Victoria and the Metropolitan Melbourne area.

The professional and extremely skilled staff at Tree Top Tower Hire are trained to the highest possible standards and receive yearly refresher training to maintain our exceptional standards.

The company consists of a depot in Creswick/Ballarat, and employs twenty field staff, five office staff and a full time mechanic to maintain all vehicles and equipment to optimum safety standards.

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Our current contracts and clients include:

  • Utility Trees
  • City of Ballarat
  • Geelong City Council
  • Macedon Ranges Shire Council (Powerline Clearance)
  • Hepburn Shire Council - Tree Maintenance Programs, Reactive Works
  • Central Goldfields Shire
  • Golden Plains Shire
  • Moorabool Shire
  • Powercor- Ballarat area
  • Bitu-Mil
  • Integra Group
  • Active Tree Services
  • Excel Gray Bruni
  • Vic Roads

Tree Top Tower Hire has worked on a variety of projects over the years including:

  • Hepburn Shire Council and Ballarat City Council for over ten years
  • V/line upgrade from Geelong to Mildura in 2010
  • Bush Fire Clean-up 2009 - 2010
  • Gas Pipeline VNIE Project for Nacap Aust in Euroa, Glenrowan & Broadford (Vic) 2014
  • Gas Pipeline VNIE Project for Spiecapag/Lucas Cootamundra (NSW) Wangaratta (Vic) 2015 – 2016
  • Selkirk Group. Norman St Depot 2016 – 2017
  • Waubra Wind Farm 2013
  • Mt Mercer Wind Farm 2015
  • Ararat Wind Farm 2016

Our Services


At Tree Top Tower Hire we care about your safety and the health of your trees. We provide only the best quality tree care services, from tree removal to trimming and maintenance; we are dedicated to providing complete care. Our professional tree maintenance services include:

  • Tree Pruning and Full Removal
  • Large Tree Removal / Large Scale Land Clearing
  • Stump Removal/Stump Grinding
  • Storm Damage Removal
  • Mulch Sales
  • Powerline Clearance Roadside Vegetation Clearance
  • Qualified Arborist - Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture
  • Free Quotes

Offering a Wide Range of Tree Care and Maintenance

Overgrown trees can be dangerous. By calling on Tree Top Tower Hire you can be sure that you are removing your trees and stumps in the soundest way possible, for both your family and the environment.

In addition to tree work and removal, our dedicated and experienced team can also improve and maintain the health of your trees, handling all issues safely and effectively. For cost, effective tree trimming and maintenance call us for a free quote.

Tree Removal and Stump Grinding

At Tree Top Tower Hire we are environmentally conscious and use only the safest methods and techniques for tree work and removal. With many processes for removal available, our experts will customise a service based on your individual needs and the layout of your job site.

Meanwhile we have specialists who operate stump grinding machines, which are safe and efficient to remove stumps.

Leftover stump grindings can be removed or recycled for use as mulch.

Quality equipment

When it comes to tree work and maintenance we only use the most up-to-date equipment and techniques to ensure we always maintain maximum standards of service. We have a fleet of machines and vehicles to get the job done including:

  • EPV/EWP Towers
  • Tipper Chipper Trucks
  • Stump Grinders
  • Excavators
  • Bobcat
  • Mini Dump

All tree services are performed in a safe and controlled manner to ensure minimal impact on your property and the surrounding area.


The Big Beast

The only 22” Capacity Hand-Fed Bandit 21 XP Chipper in Victoria for large tree removal.

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Qualified Arborist - Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture

Jason is a fully qualified arborist with an Advanced Certificate in Arboriculture