Parthenium hysterophorus is a restricted invasive plant under the Queensland Biosecurity Act 2014 and is also a Weed of National Significance. QMDC supports control work to help eradicate outbreaks and where possible shrink core infestation areas.
- Subject to funding availability, help is available on private land of up to 30% of the cost of on-ground activities to control and eradicate new outbreaks. More on the parthenium rapid response program
- On-farm Vehicle wash-down. Download the designs here and more on how they stop seed spread
- Audits conducted on washdown facilities (report here)
- Landholders can report outbreaks to any of the following organisations where technical staff can undertake a site assessment and provide technical advice. The landholder is then ultimately responsible to carry out the on-ground control and follow-up management of the site.
To report an outbreak of parthenium contact:
Livestock Nutrition and Feeding
21 December 2017
Are you getting ‘bang for your buck’ when it comes to feeding? Do you know your stock’s nutritional requirements? QMDC and Murilla Landcare invite you to a workshop to help you evaluate feed options… + read more
QMDC offices close for Christmas and New Year
25 December 2017