Regional level priority weeds were determined by the South East Regional Weeds Committee in consultation with the community and interested stakeholders. All regionally listed priority weeds are the subject of General Biosecurity Duty obligations. The tables on our website identifies regionally prioritised weeds and outcomes sought to demonstrate compliance with the General Biosecurity Duty.
These weeds are not known to be present in the region but have a high likelihood and arriving in the region due to potential distribution and /or an existing high risk pathway. They are highly invasive and a high threat.
These weeds are present in the region to a limited extent and they have a high feasibility of coordinated control.
These weeds are common but not widespread. They generally occur within a defined core area. Regional containment strategies aim to prevent spread of the weed from invaded core areas (core infestation) and /or exclude the weed from uninvaded parts of the region (exclusion zone).
These weeds are widespread in the region and unlikely to be eradicated or contained in the regional context. Effort is focused on reducing weed threats to protect priority high value assets.