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Fact Sheet- Landholder obligations

 

Landholder obligations

The obligations for landholders and lessees in managing weeds of national significance are listed below. Failure to uphold these may result in Weed Control Notices being served.
  • LANDHOLDERS must control weeds of national significance on their land.
  • LESSEES of land must control weeds of national significance on that property.
  • PERSONS RENTING property must control weeds of national significance on that land.
  • THE PERSON(S) WHO HAS THE CARE CONTROL AND USE OF LAND IS THE OCCUPIER AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTROL OF WEED NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE.
  • BOUNDARY CONTROL of weeds of national significance (approximately 40m from boundary fence lines) is compulsory in order to protect neighbouring properties.
  • WEEDS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE PROGRAMS are essential for long term control and eradication.
  • Control of all weeds of national significance along PROPERTY WATERWAYS (rivers, creeks and watercourses) is required.
  • Implement INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES combining the control methods of chemical, physical, biological and pasture competition.

Be a good neighbour – Control weeds of national significance on your property!