Promoting the awareness, understanding & control of weeds


November 2016

Moree Plains Shire Council wins 2016 Roadside Environmental Management Award
Moree Plains Shire Council was the outright winner of the NSW Roadside Environmental Management Award at the 2016 LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards presented yesterday. The Award was sponsored by the NSW Roadside Environment Committee. Congratulations also to Lachlan Shire Council and Ballina Shire Council which each received Highly Commended Awards.

Source: Neil Dufty - Executive Officer
NSW Roadside Environment Committee

2016 AGM and Dinner
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the venue for the 2016 Annual General Meeting has had to be changed at late notice.

The 2016 AGM will be held at "The Terrace Room", Glum Gum Hotel, 55 Pacific Highway, WAITARA. The meeting will commence at 4:00pm.

This venue is only a short walk from the Magpies Waitara, 11-37 Alexandria Parade, WAITARA where the Annual Dinner will be held, commencing at 7:00pm.

2016 Financial Report

20AWC registration now open
Registrations for the 20th Australasian Weeds Conference are now open.

Early bird registrations close 9th August.

Abstracts for poster presentations can still be submitted up to 20 June.

See the conference website for full details.

20AWC Call for Abstracts extended
The conference organisers for the 20th Australasian Weeds Conference have decided to extend the closing date for submitting abstracts to 30 March in case some people missed the deadline. The conference is set to be held in Perth, 11-15 September 2016.

Full details about the conference and abstract submission can on the conference website.