Weeds in Australia

Grants and Government

State and territory weed management arrangements

A summary of the state and territory contact details is available at Weeds Australia .

Weed management in the Australian Capital Territory

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in the Australian Capital Territory is the Australian Capital Territory Department of Territory and Municipal Services (Parks Conservation and Lands) .

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for the Australian Capital Territory.

Weed management in New South Wales

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in New South Wales is the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries and the Office of Environment and Heritage

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for New South Wales.

Commonwealth level:

Weed management in the Northern Territory

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in the Northern Territory is the Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment and The Arts

The relevant legislation is the Weeds Management Act 2001 which commenced on 1 July 2001 replacing the Noxious Weeds Ordinance 1962. Weeds Management Regulations 2006 were enacted on 20 December 2006. The Act is administered by the Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts.

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for the Northern Territory.

Weed management in Queensland

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in Queensland is Biosecurity Queensland, part of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for Queensland.

Weed management in South Australia

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and co-ordination of weed control activities in South Australia is the Animal and Plant Control Group of the South Australian Department of Primary Industries and Resources  .

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for South Australia.

Weed management in Tasmania

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in Tasmania is the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for Tasmania.

Weed management in Victoria

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in Victoria is the Victorian Department of Primary Industriesand the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment.’

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for Victoria.

Weed management in Western Australia

The main contact for advice on legislation, policies, programs and coordination of control activities in Western Australia is the Western Australia Department of Agriculture and Food.

The links below provide a summary of the weed management information for Western Australia.