Weeds cost Queensland an estimated $600 million annually and have significant impacts on primary industries, natural ecosystems, and human and animal health.
- Invasive plants
Environmental weeds are plants that invade native ecosystems and adversely affect the survival of indigenous flora and fauna
Weeds of National Significance
32 introduced plants were identified as Weeds of National Significance (WONS). This list of plants was development based on the following keys.
Impacts of weeds
Weeds have a significant economic, environmental and social impact.
About the Weedbuster program and how to get involved in Weedbuster Week
Preventing weed spread
Ways to prevent weed spread, legal requirements, importation and quarantine, Codes of Practice, inspection and frequently asked questions.
- Coen Information and Inspection Centre, Cape York Peninsula
Information about a range of weed control methods.
- Four Tropical Weeds Eradication Program
- Red witchweed eradication program