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Fact Sheet- Landholder obligations

 

Landholder obligations

The obligations for landholders and lessees in managing noxious weeds are listed below. Failure to uphold these may result in Weed Control Notices being served.
  • LANDHOLDERS must control noxious weeds on their land.
  • LESSEES of land must control noxious weeds on that property.
  • PERSONS RENTING property must control noxious weeds 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 NOXIOUS WEEDS.
  • BOUNDARY CONTROL of noxious weeds (approximately 40m from boundary fence lines) is compulsory in order to protect neighbouring properties.
  • NOXIOUS WEED PROGRAMS are essential for long term control and eradication.
  • Control of all noxious weeds 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 noxious weeds on your property!

                                   
Fireweed is a threatening new and emerging weed to our area