Pest and weed plans

Everyone is responsible for managing pest animals and weeds. At Local Land Services, we support you to manage pests and weeds to meet your obligations under biosecurity legislation.

Maintaining biosecurity helps to prevent risks that could negatively impact our agricultural industry, markets and economy.

Managing pest animals

We've worked with regional pest animal committees and the community to develop regional strategic pest animal management plans in each of our 11 Local Land Services regions.

The Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plans will tell you what priority pest animals you must manage and how:

Contact your Local Land Services office to discuss:

  • options
  • training and awareness
  • best practice guidelines.

Read more about pest animal management.

Managing weeds

Weeds can damage our natural landscape and biodiversity and harm native plants and animals, water catchments and agriculture.

When it comes to weed control and management, Local Land Services is primarily responsible for:

  • delivering regional strategic weed management plans
  • facilitating and coordinating regional strategic planning
  • assisting with education and community outreach programs.

To achieve this we have set up 11 Regional Weed Committees. These regional committees are made up of Local Control Authorities, public and private landholders and community members.

Each Regional Weed Committee developed a five-year Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan to focus on managing and controlling weeds in their regions. Read your regional plan:

Read more about weed control.