Providers of quality grounds maintenance and weed management in North Queensland for over 20 years

Ausfield Services is a privately owned, Townsville based business specialising in the provision of landscape maintenance, vegetation and weed control, natural resource management consultation, and asset management services. We look after public and government owned industrial sites and infrastructure, restore and maintain natural areas, and implement environmental engineering solutions.

Ausfield Services’ success in meeting and exceeding the needs of our diverse client base is built on a commitment to professionalism in all areas of our operations. Our staff focus on client satisfaction and on-time service delivery. Our field service teams understand the local environment and the community that they work in, are inducted, licensed, and ready to mobilise to our clients’ needs at any time.

The leadership team at Ausfield Services have extensive management experience of business, projects, facilities, human resources and grounds maintenance, all under international standards of work health and safety (WHS).

Owen Blacklock – Director

Owen is a trade-qualified Heavy Equipment Diesel Fitter and holds a Graduate Certificate in Maintenance Planning, with experience in management level roles for conveyor and engineering companies. He has applied skills in the inception, management, and analysis of large engineering projects across several industries including mining, agriculture, quarries, local government, and transport.

Information on the management team for business improvement, contracts, environmental business, quality assurance, and administration, along with the tickets held by our 70+ staff.


Ausfield Services has a wide and varied client base and contract list across the commercial and industrial arena, and growing business in the environmental space. Clients include councils, water authorities, developers, child care centres, schools, real estate agents, commercial property agents, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies, and the mining and production sector.

Some of our key clients and case studies on the variety of contracts we undertake are showcased here.

Our quality assurance processes and procedures ensure that all work is managed in a timely and safe manner, through the development and implementation of client and contract specific work practices including:

  • Detailed work scope and work orders
  • Site work reports
  • Weekly analysis of schedule, workforce, weather conditions and resources
  • Weekly toolbox meetings
  • Staff inducted with Ausfield Services
  • Staff inducted to all sites
  • Active Safe Operating Procedures
  • Action reporting process allows for detailed reporting back to clients of all incidents, and environmental concerns
  • Corrective WHS procedures and policies ensure work is conducted in a safe, preventative manner

We pride ourselves on maintaining open and positive communications with all managers. The team at Ausfield Services are experienced in project planning and management, ensuring all of our projects and contracts are delivered on time and within budget. Our flexibility in scheduling provides our clients with greater value in service delivery during times of low vegetation growth. We are proud to say that we have, to date, no reportable Work Health and Safety incidents.

Director Owen Blacklock’s extensive experience in maintenance planning and management, ensures that all equipment and resources are fully serviced and maintained without affecting our work schedule. This ensures consistent service levels are upheld for all clients.

Ausfield Services’ field teams have industry best standard equipment to provide reliable and efficient service. This includes specialised machinery, such as our tree saw, to tackle woody weeds, a remote controlled Green Climber, rubber tread Skid Steer and others as listed here.

Our capacity to meet the needs of our clients is extended by our local business networks and sound relationships with local hire service providers and agencies. Some of these partnerships are featured on the Corporate Social Responsibility page.


Ausfield Services has a proven track record in environmental protection and management. During its history, Ausfield Services has never had a reportable environmental incident.


Ausfield Services is proud to be a Townsville owned and operated business. The business has been operating locally for 20 years. It is the policy of Ausfield Services to employ local, qualified personnel.

Ausfield Services is passionate about its “shop local, buy local” ethos, with all plant, equipment and materials, purchased from local, Townsville owned businesses.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ausfield Services is passionate about its “shop local, buy local” ethos, with all plant, equipment and materials, purchased from local, Townsville owned businesses. We currently sources resources, equipment and sub-contracting services from the following Townsville based businesses:

  • North Queensland Insurance Brokers
  • Key Motors – Mazda
  • Brashas
  • Boox – Book keeping
  • JKM Accountants
  • Scott Kennedy Landscaping and Supplies
  • PlantEm Irrigation Solutions
  • Rising Sun Industries
  • Stihl Shop Garbutt
  • Northern Rural Supplies
  • Hip Pocket Workwear
  • Fantasea Cruising
  • Instant Glass
  • Cutting Edge Machinery
  • Estate Mowers
  • Tropic Distributors
  • Enviroedge Sustainable Developments
  • Andrew Croaker Slashing
  • All Class North
  • Vetta Creative