Weeds can be a nuisance, but in some cases they represent a hazard that is so serious their presence on public or private land must be reported to Council. There are over 300 weeds in New South Wales, over 100 of which are a concern in the Waverley Local Government Area (see full list).

Council is proactive in weed removal on public land, is part of the Sydney Weeds Network and funds local Bushcare groups to protect key areas.

For residents, the NSW Department of Primary Industries has extensive information on weed management including:

In Waverley, the weeds listed below were frequently found in Council weed surveys. Click the link to see imagery of the weed and further information:

*mandatory reporting to Council if plant is found on public or private land.

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