Index to plans
Effective pest management requires coordinated planning at a range of levels: national, state, regional, local and property.
National plans and strategies
Strategic documents help government, industry and the broader community manage weeds in a coordinated manner at a national level.
- Australian Weeds Strategy
- Australian Pest Animal Strategy (Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and Arts)
- Weeds of National Significance (WONS) strategies
Managing pests on state land
Pest management plans for properties managed by state agencies may be available from the responsible agency.
Pest management planning at a regional level, although not a legislative requirement, is undertaken by many regional groups.
Local governments develop biosecurity plans for invasive plants and animal in their area to bring together all sectors of the local community to manage pests.
Landowners are encouraged to, and benefit from, preparing pest management plans for land under their control.
To be effective, pest management planning requires an integrated approach at all levels.