Comments are being sought by the National Biosecurity Committee on the discussion paper: "Modernising Australia's approach to managing established pests and diseases of national significanceRead more »
A new biological control agent for crofton weed, the rust fungus Baeodromus eupatorii, is now available for widespread release across NSW. A release program in partnership with the community will be undertaken during 2015 to facilitate releases of the fungus across tRead more »
The Weeds Society of NSW are now calling for nominations for the NSW Local Government and Industry Awards. The Awards will be presented at the 18th Biennial Weeds Conference, which will be held in Cooma from 12th to 15th October 2015. Nominations close on 30th June 2015. TherRead more »
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This weed is just beginning to be found in bushland near Sydney, and it’s close relative is invading areas in South East Queensland.
Weed Control Techniques – Skirting vines
Weed control techniques – Digging out tubers
Weed control techniques – foliar spraying
Weed control techniques – Intro
‘Ochna serrulata’ is sometimes grown in Australian gardens as an ornamental shrub. Attracted by the copious bright red seeds, birds spread it into public spaces and bushland. It is very difficult to eradicate. In this film Marita Macrae shows how … Continue reading
Native to Brazil, this vine is a pest in Australia. Alan Hill describes the plant and shows how to eradicate it – location is North Smoky Beach in Hat Head National Park.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Following upon primary eradication the seed bank must be removed. Volunteers are essential. Shows how to identify native plants sometimes confused with Bitou.
Gap Beach is a subtropical paradise. Control of Bitou Bush has enabled recovery of native vegetation on beach and in littoral rainforest. The Magic Palm Tree. Large goanna, kangaroos, surfing.