Australian Association of Bush RegeneratorsEstablished in 1986 out of concern for the continuing survival and integrity of bushland and its dependent fauna in or near bushland areas. The Association’s aim is to foster and encourage sound ecological practices of bushland management, and to promote the study and practice of Bush Regeneration. Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working […]

Weed Identification Resources

Altas of Australian Species (Atlas of Living Australia) Australian National Botanical Gardens Common Invasive Weeds in Australia (IEWF) Environmental Weeds of AustraliaAndroid app version of “Environmental Weeds of Australia”. Includes over 1,000 weed species, and more than 10,000 images. PlantFile AppHorticultural database with information about a range of common plants. Covers 3580 species and 9000 […]

National Weed Societies

Council of Australasian Weed SocietiesAn independent body that can express National and regional views on all issues relating to weeds and their management. The Council is composed of delegates from Australian State Societies and the Plant Protection Society of New Zealand that have weeds as their major focus. New Zealand Plant Protection Society Weed Management […]

Weeds Australia

An Australian Weeds Committee national initiative. Provides access to information on over 400 weeds, including all 32 Weeds of National Significance (WoNS).

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Weeds are a major threat to our unique natural environment, threatening the survival of hundreds of native plants and animals in NSW alone. They also impact on the price of food, human health through allergies and asthma, recreational activities and the NSW economy.

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)

An Australian government statutory authority established in 1993 to centralise the registration of all agricultural and veterinary chemical products into the Australian marketplace. Previously each State and Territory government had its own system of registration.

Weed Science Group at UNE

Focused on weed ecology and plant competition for designing appropriate and effective weed management strategies, which place less reliance on herbicides. Research projects are spread across the grains, cotton, horticultural and pastoral industries of northern NSW and south-east Queensland.

The University of Sydney Institute of Agriculture

The Sydney Institute of Agriculture was established to bring together agricultural research from across the University of Sydney and contribute valuable knowledge to the agriculture and food sector.

Graham Centre Weed Research Group

A cadre of researchers, students and technical staff based at NSW DPI and Charles Sturt University. Interests include landscape ecology, weed biology and physiology, interactions of weeds in agricultural settings, and management of invasive plants in both natural and agricultural settings across Australia.


ChemCert is a non-profit industry training organisation established in 1999 as the peak body for the training, up-skilling and industry accreditation for users of herbicides and pesticides in NSW.