On-line resources

The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status www.weeds.org.au/docs/intro_flora_australia.pdf (pdf 3,258KB)

For fact sheets, newsletters, posters, training resources, weed identification materials, weed management manuals, link to the comprehensive publications of the former Weeds Co-operative Research Centre, a wealth of information on all aspects of weed identification, management and research including an extensive bibliography of weed related information and how to contact the DPI bookshop see the NSW DPI weed resources page -http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/pests-weeds/weeds/publications

The Environmental Weeds of Australia by Sheldon Navie and Steve Adkins, Centre for Biological Information Technology, University of Queensland.
An interactive identification and information resource for over 1000 invasive plants: http://shop.cbit.uq.edu.au/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=201

Weed Identification


Weeds in Australia, home page http://www.weeds.gov.au/index.html

Weeds Australia, Weed ID page http://www.weeds.org.au/weedident.htm

Weeds of National Significance http://www.weeds.org.au/WoNS/

Key to Environmental Weeds of Australia https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-and-diseases/weed-identification-tool

Weeds Australia Weeds Identification Tool http://www.weeds.org.au/weedident.htm

International Environmental Weed Foundation – Australian invasive species index http://www.iewf.org/weedid/iewf_front_id.html


Department of Primary Industry http://weeds.dpi.nsw.gov.au/
Database also available as an App.

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage – weeds resources http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/pestsweeds/WeedIdentificationV2.htm


Sydney Weeds Committee, What is this weed? http://sydneyweeds.org.au/about/what-is-this-weed

Sydney Basin weeds (IBRA region) in this tool: http://www.weeds.org.au/cgi-bin/weedident.cgi?tpl=region.tpl&state=nsw®ion=sb

Bushland weeds of the sydney region – list. http://www.aabr.org.au/bushland-weeds-of-the-sydney-region/


Central Coast http://www.huntercentralcoastweeds.com.au/index.php/weeds-index

North Coast http://www.northcoastweeds.org.au/weeds/

Weeds of South East Qld Apps
iPhone and iPad
Weeds of SE Qld (Full) – 330 MB https://itunes.apple.com/bb/app/weeds-of-south-east-qld/id935518023?mt=8
Weeds of SE Qld (Lite) 61 MB Lite – https://itunes.apple.com/bb/app/weeds-of-south-east-qld-lite/id935547402?mt=8

Weeds of SE Qld (Full) – 314 MB https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lucidcentral.mobile.sew_full&hl=en

ACT and Southern NSW weedspotter website and apps http://root.ala.org.au/bdrs-core/act-esdd/home.htm

Weed management videos

Sydney Weeds – https://www.youtube.com/user/SydneyWeedsCommittee

Pittwater Ecowarriors – https://www.youtube.com/user/PittwaterEcowarriors

The videos on Asparagus control are particularly worthwhile.

Adelaide Mt Lofty Ranges NRM Board – https://www.youtube.com/user/amlrnrmboard

See section on weed information

What to grow instead of weeds

Grow Me Instead – an initiative of the Nursery and Garden Industry Australia (NGIA)