Invasive Pests

North Burnett Regional Council Corporate Plan

Key strategies for pest management in the NBRC Corporate Plan are:

4.1.1 Review and implement pest management plan.

4.1.2 Maintain and expand existing control measure for feral animals and weeds.

4.1.3 Develop and maintain a regional wash down facility that is supported by strategically placed smaller wash down facilities.

North Burnett Regional Council Land Protection Officers

North Burnett Regional Council Land Protection Officers work to implement the North Burnett Regional Council area Pest Management Plan. Land Protection Officers are available to assist you in the identification of pests and to give advice on best practice management of declared weeds that you may have growing on your property. To contact the Land Protection Officers for assistance in identification of potential weeds or advice please contact North Burnett Regional Council on 1300 696 272.

View the Local Government Area Pest Management Plan – North Burnett Regional Council area 2011-15 here.


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Dingo (Canis familiaris dingo)

Wild Dog (Canis familiaris)

European Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Feral Pig (Sus scrofa)

NBRC Pig Management Policy

Feral Goat (Capra hircus)

Feral Horse (Equus caballus)

Feral Cattle (Bos Taurus)

Feral Cat (Felis catus)

Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Feral Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

Feral Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)

Feral Chital or Axis Deer (Axis axis)

Feral Rusa Deer (Cervus timorensis or Rusa timorensis)

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African Lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula)

Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus)

Giant Rats Tail (GRT) Grass (S. pyramidalis and S. natalensis)

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora)

Mother of Millions (Bryophyllum delagoense and Bryophyllum houghtonii)

Prickly Acacia (Vachellia nilotica)

Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeate)

Cats Claw Creeper (Macfadyena unguis-cati)

Groundsel (Baccharis halimifolia) –

Honey Locust (Gleditsia tricanthos)

Green Cestrum (Cestrum parqui)

Galvanised Burr (Sclerolaena birchii)

American Rats Tail Grass (Sporobolus jacquemontii)

Lantana (Lantana camara)

Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) – Where not effectively being managed for livestock grazing as per the code of practice

Mesquite (Prosopis spp.)

Madeira Vine (Anredera cordifolia)

Chinee Apple (Ziziphus mauritiana)

Grader Grass (Themeda quadrivalvis)

Hudson Pear (Cylindropuntia rosea)

Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans)

Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Hymenachne (Hymenachne amplexicaulis)

Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)

Salvinia (Salvinia molesta)

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