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Weed Identification and Control
  • Last updated:
  • 16 Oct 2017

All residents have a General Biosecurity Obligation (GBO) under the Biosecurity Act 2014 to manage invasive plants that are under their control. To comply with this obligation it is important to know about invasive plants found in your area and related to your land use activity. Over 75% of environmental weeds have entered Australia from overseas as garden plants. Council undertakes an annual Biosecurity program to monitor compliance.

Assistance with weed identification

Assistance with weed control

  • Contact council to hire weed control equipment including wick wipers, a quick spray unit and knapsack kits. Complete the hire equipment form[381KB] and return to council.
  • Replace weeds with native species.

Weed control videos

View the following videos by Biosecurity Queensland for information on controlling weeds.

Other basic weeding techniques are also available in a series of videos.