Development of a Regional Priority Weeds List
27 Sep 2016
The Greater Sydney Regional Weeds Committee is currently developing the Sydney Regional Weeds Strategy. Greater Sydney LLS is administering the process.
A Sydney Technical Sub-Committee has been formed to assist in the preparation of the weeds lists which will constitute the appendix of the document.
The Sub-Committee is as follows:
Chris Dewhurst (Chair)
Hillary Cherry – OEH
Rob Adam – LLS
Nicola Dixon – WAP
Rod Ensby – DPI
Mel Hall - Northern Sydney
Paul Marynison - Central Coast
Matt McNaughton – Sydney Macarthur
Eric Mahoney. Alt. Linda Thomas – Blue Mountains
Chris Stanfield – Western Sydney/Aquatics
Leanne Bunn – East/Central Sydney
Erin Fardy – Southern Sydney
Process to Date
15 June 2016 – First meeting of TSC. Development of process and timelines.Development of filters for regional weeds list (Schedule 4).
August 2016 – Four Sub-Regional Meetings undertook the initial development of sub-regional lists.
September 2016 – Project Officer, Anthony Schofield appointed by GSLLS
30 September 2016 – TSC Meeting. Included SWC guidance. Developed Sched. 4 list from material provided by Sub-Regional groups.
24 October 2016 – TSC Meeting. Developed “alert list” and combined with Sched. 4 list. Developed process for providing regional WRA for all species on Sched. 4 list. Included a comprehensive weeds list (Appendix 1).
Documents available for Information and Reference
27 Sep 2016