If you’re a landholder, land manager or anybody else involved in the “weeds business”, these are some of the most important websites you’ll need!
AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
- Australia Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) – Australian Government (Canberra) – includes database on current weed herbicide registrations and off-label permits – links to product labels and off-label permits)
- Weeds in Australia – Australian Government overview of Australian weed issues – information for school projects, gardeners, farmers, hobby farmers, landscape industry – weeds lists and warnings
AUSTRALIAN STATE GOVERNMENT
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney – PlantNET NSW Flora Online – records of all plants officially recorded in New South Wales (try the Plant Name Search inquiry button). A wonderful resource (and where to send plants for identification if unknown locally)
- New South Wales Dept of Primary Industries (Weeds Section) – information on New South Wales weed management issues including legislation, noxious weeds lists, photographs, information sheets etc
- Queensland Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Weeds Section) – information on Queensland weed management issues including legislation, noxious weeds lists, photographs, information sheets etc
- Victoria Department of Environment and Primary Industries (Weeds Section) – information on Victoria weed management issues including legislation, noxious weeds lists, photographs, information sheets etc
- Noxious Weeds Act 1993, Noxious Weeds Act Regulations (and all other NSW legislation) available on the NSW Government Parliamentary Counsel’s Office website
OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES of interest to land managers
- SPRAY CONTRACTORS’ DIRECTORY (OUR SISTER WEBSITE) A directory of weed spray contractors and other rural contractors in NSW and Qld – still undergoing development. If you’re looking to see who’s available in your local Shire, this is the website to go to!
- Weed Biocontrol Business now operating in southern NSW – supplier of biological control agents for various weeds including tiger pear, common pear, blue heliotrope and aquatics. Barry Sampson, ex Weed Biological Control Unit, NSW DPI, Yanco NSW
CHEMICAL SUPPLIERS – handy access to essential product information.
View and/or download product labels, MSDSs
- Dow Agrosciences – http://www.dowagro.com/au/
- Dupont – http://www.au.ag.dupont.com/default.asp?
- eChem (Moree-based) – http://www.echem.com.au/
- Growchoice (Tamworth-based) – www.growchoice.com.au)
- Nufarm Australia – http://www.nufarm.com/au/home/
Others? If you think your organisation’s website should be included on this page, please contact the webmaster on mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this web site is based on knowledge and understanding at the time of writing. However, because of advances in knowledge, users are reminded of the need to ensure that information upon which they rely is up to date and to check currency of the information with the appropriate officer of North West Weeds or the user’s independent adviser. LRT 11/07/16