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Our sincere thanks go to the following people for the provision of the large number of high quality photographs which make this information pack so useful. We would particularly like to thank Jackie Miles and Max Campbell who provided the majority of the photos.

We would also like to thank: Les Tanner (North West Weeds); Lynton Bond; Friends of Aranda Bushland Inc; Michel Dignand and John Gasparotto, (NSW Department of Primary Industries); Eurobodalla Shire Council; Andrew Paget; Adam Muyt; Mark Imhof, Chris Cooper, Mark Gardener and Angela Murphy (Department of Primary Industries Victoria); Shire of Yarra Ranges; Bega Valley Shire Council; Phil Hansen and Jason Robinson (Queanbeyan City Council); Palerang Council; Cooma-Monaro Shire Council; CSIRO; G. Manly (Australian National Botanic Gardens); Croplands Equipment Pty Ltd; Penny Hussey and the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia.


Primary information source

Southern Tablelands and South Coast Noxious Plants Committee online resources. (Sourced between January and November 2007).

Other information sources:

Australian Weeds Strategy – a national strategy for weed management in Australia. Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council (2006), Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Canberra, ACT.

Ayres, L. and Leech, F. (2006). Primefact 44. Serrated tussock – identification and control. NSW Department of Primary Industries. NSW.

Cooma-Monaro Shire Council. (No date). Noxious Weed Fact Sheets. Cooma, NSW.

Department of Primary Industries. (Sourced on 23/7/07). Victorian Resources Online: Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) (Nox) [online]. Available from

Environment ACT. (1996). ACT Weeds Strategy: A 10 year strategy for implementing a coordinated program for controlling weeds in the ACT. Canberra, ACT.

Environment ACT and Conservation Council of the South East Region and Canberra. (No date). Garden Plants Going Bush Fact Sheets. Canberra, ACT.

Eurobodalla Shire Council online resources. (Sourced between January and November 2007). .

Ingram, T. (2007). Fireweed on the Monaro Power Point Presentation 2007. Cooma-Monaro Shire Council. Cooma, NSW.

Muyt, A. (2001). Bush Invaders of South-East Australia. A guide to the identification and control of environmental weeds found in South-East Australia. RG and FJ Richardson, Melbourne.

NSW Department of Primary Industries. (August 2006). Calendar of growth cycle and control times for weeds of the Southern Tablelands. NSW.

NSW Department of Primary Industries. (2007). Primefact 365. Weeds – a threat to drought recovery. NSW.

NSW Department of Primary Industries. (2007). Primefact 372. Weed strategies following drought, fire and flood. NSW.

NSW Department of Primary Industries. (2007). Primefact 410. Resolving conflict in weed control. NSW.

NSW Department of Primary Industries, Weed Management Unit. (2007). New South Wales Weed Biological Control Programs.

Palerang Council. (No date). Noxious Weeds Information Pamphlet. Bungendore, NSW.

Queanbeyan City Council. (2004). Weed Management for Semi-rural Landholders. Queanbeyan, NSW.

Queanbeyan Parks and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan City Council. (No date).  Noxious Weeds and You! Queanbeyan, NSW.

South East Catchment Management Board. (2004). Weeds of the Monaro. Pambula, NSW.

Further Reading

Abbott, N. (et al).  (2006). Bushwise in Queanbeyan – A Queanbeyan Community Initiative.  Queanbeyan, NSW. (

Eddy, D. (et al). (1998). Grassland Flora – a field guide for the Southern Tablelands (NSW & ACT). Canberra, ACT.

Look after your natural assets. Upper Murrumbidgee Catchment Coordinating Committee and the Geary’s Gap Wamboin Landcare Group. (2003). Canberra, ACT. (

The Australian National Botanic Gardens website:

The Weeds Australia website:

Dellow, J.  (et al.) (2007). Weed Control in Lucerne and Pastures 2007. NSW Department of Primary Industries. Orange, NSW.

Brooke, G. (et al). (2007). Weed Control in Winter Crops 2007. NSW Department of Primary Industries. NSW.

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