Why Choose Waratah?

Recipients of a Silver and Bronze at the 2022 Landscape Excellence Awards and Gold, Best in Category and Bronze in 2021 and with ISO Best Practice Quality Certification, WGS is an Australian-owned company which has been meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations for over 24 years. We develop strong relationships with all of our clients, stakeholders, suppliers and team members, enabling us to deliver a consistently high level of service across every property we care for.

About Us

We place a strong emphasis on each client’s needs and expectations.

We provide Landscape Maintenance, Arboriculture Services, Landscape Construction & Cleaning Services to public, commercial and private sites from Penrith to Tempe, Ku-ring-gai to Sutherland. We work closely with our clients to give back to the community and achieve social and community outcomes. Regardless of the size of the job, WGS will work to your brief and budget, adding value to your property and creating a space you’ll love.

In 2021 WGS has been awarded ISO 9001 Best Practice Certification for Landscape Maintenance (including Cleaning), Landscape Construction and Arboriculture Services, ISO 14001 certified for our effective environmental management systems and ISO 45001 accredited in Occupational Health and Safety!

When sourcing landscaping and gardening maintenance supplies for our projects and activities, WGS conducts all necessary due diligence. We always prioritise product suitability and have long-established relationships with our suppliers.

Our Story

Every member of the WGS team brings their own invaluable experience, knowledge, skills and qualifications to their role.

Led by Founder and Managing Director, Geoff Timpson, WGS employs a team of over 90 qualified horticulturalists, arborists, greenkeepers, bush regenerators, landscape tradespeople and trained field staff.

Beginning as a lawn mowing business in 1997, Geoff added landscaping projects to new and existing clients in 2001, and brought their growing tree and arboriculture services in house in 2010. Over the past 24 years, Waratah Group Services has flourished into a vibrant, growing company led by Geoff. With a strong focus on availability and transparency, we provide full time on-site supervision and project management for all of our services.

At WGS, we understand that you are giving us access to your property, and we place the highest priority on ensuring its safety and security. Every member of our team is professionally presented, in uniform, at all times. As well as our expert staff, we have the resources, systems, accreditations and equipment enabling us to deliver environmentally responsible and high-quality services across Landscape Maintenance, Arboriculture Services, Landscape Construction and Cleaning Services.


We're proud to care for your property

Putting Health and Safety First

As part of our commitment to safety, we have developed a program of Work Health and Safety (WHS) activities.

These programs include training and education, workplace design and standard procedures, safety rules and disciplinary procedures, work method statements and provisions for change and workplace inspections. Our ISO 45001 certification is further evidence of our commitment to reducing occupational injuries and diseases, and to protect our team’s physical and mental health. We provide all WHS equipment, as well as Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for chemicals used. In addition, we have in place mechanisms for reporting and recording any incidents, injuries or illnesses. To gain an understanding of any site-specific WHS issues, we undertake an initial site inspection, which is attended by all WGS staff assigned to work on the project. To ensure the safety of our team and our clients, all Waratah Management and Staff are Covid-safe.

The Waratah Way


Our focus is on building strong long-term relationships with each of our clients & stakeholders. We invest in the professional and personal development of all our team – from first year apprentices to our senior managers – so that our culture encourages collaboration across all divisions to deliver a consistently high level of tailored support for each of our clients.  This enables us to care for your property as if it were our own, and to deliver what we promise, every time.

What our clients are saying…

...thank you and your staff for assisting Evolve Housing through this difficult time of the pandemic... The response to our call out for assistance has been fantastic and through your assistance we have managed to meet all NSW Health expectations in terms of managing the site from an infectious control perspective. Further to this, our residents have been reassured through your assistance that they are in good hands and can afford to relax a little knowing their health is being taken care of.


From inception their performance and communication has been exemplary, as a managing agent this allows us to confidently keep residents informed. This has resulted in an almost complete reduction in complaints, on what was previously the estates number one issue. They have a proactive approach, self-manage and maintain consistent staffing at all times often completing non contracted tasks without being asked. The team are experienced, friendly, and flexible. Nothing is too much trouble, a pleasure to work with.


I had a number of staff that work through the holidays stop me and mention just how impressed with your company they were. They raved about the staff onsite, and of course about the finished product... I cannot thank you enough... the process to have tasks completed can often be complicated, and WGS made it easy.


You've done yourselves proud by sending us professional, outstanding workers to care for this property.


WGS have a proven track record of completing works on time and on budget over the past 10 years, WGS are relied upon to meet high volumes of work orders within tight time frames during Defence Housing peak periods.


The work that Waratah Group perform is always first class and the team are so professional and caring which helps deliver an outstanding result every time.


Since your organisation (WGS) was successful in winning the tender, the landscape areas have kept improving from the beginning, the estate is a credit to your dedicated onsite and management teams, we always find all staff members to be proactive and consider what is best for the long term benefit of the estate and its residents. Waratah has a flexible attitude towards all aspects of the required works, another key factor to the success of the project is the high communication channels through all aspects of the organization, which keeps us the residents well informed and up to date at all times, we constantly receive compliments on how the site now looks.


I just wanted to thank you all again. A fantastic company to work with… the boys were always happy and willing to help me at a time when I really needed it.


Great bunch of people! Always get the job done quickly and professionally!


I am writing to let you know that the gardeners who now maintain our common areas have arrived today and have been working relentlessly for almost 2 hours (still working) at trimming our shrubs and cutting our lawns, Due to such long term neglect it was a big job but these young men are outstanding, efficient and courteous.


Great job, I'd give you 100/10.


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