Weeds in Australia

How you can help

Transport industry

Weeds can be spread hundreds of kilometres if left unchecked. If a vehicle passes through a weed infested area seeds can become lodged in tyre treads and other crevices on the vehicle, only to be dislodged and dispersed in to new areas.

Some states and territories may have legal requirements which apply to the transport industry.  There may also be operating procedures or codes of practice relating to the management of weed spread, such as vehicle wash down.

Steps you should take to reduce the spread of weeds include:

When cleaning your vehicle

When cleaning your vehicle, follow these steps to reduce the spread of weeds: