You can view the Weeds of Alice Springs fact sheet to identify those pesky plants taking over the natives. Fact sheet by the Northern Territory Government – Download
The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. Report by RP Randall, CRC for Australian Weed Management WA – Download
Jumping the garden fence: invasive garden plants in Australia and their environmental and agricultural impacts. Report by RH Groves, R Boden, WM Lonsdale, CSIRO report for WWF-Australia – Download
The Managing Pests Organically fact sheet includes instructions on how to use some more eco-friendly alternatives to get some of the sap-sucking and chewing insects, as well as fungus, at bay. Learn about garlic spray, white oil, potassium soap, neem oil and pawpaw leaves and where to find them. Fact sheet by Greening Australia NT – Download
Alternatives to Chemicals. Fact sheet by the Government of South Australia – Download
Introductory weed management manual. Produced by the Natural Heritage Trust, the Australian Government DEH and CRC for Weed Management – Download
Managing creeping garden weeds, such as Couch Grass, requires persistence and a weed management plan – learn more about the basics on how to attack Couch. Fact sheet by Weed CRC – Download
Buffel Grass is a hot topic in Central Australia and control of this invasive grass requires ongoing efforts. While it is not currently listed as a weed in the Northern Territory, it is invasive and control on private properties is advised.
Buffel Grass AgNote. Fact sheet by the Northern Territory Government – Download
Buffel Grass weed management guide – managing weeds for biodiversity. All you need to know about Buffel Grass in Central Australia. Fact sheet by CRC for Weed Management – Download
Buffel Grass fact sheet by Desert Knowledge CRC – Download
Buffel grass: both friend and foe. An evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of Buffel Grass use, and recommendations for future research. Report by M Friedel, H Puckey, C O’Malley, M Waycott, A Smyth and G Miller through Desert Knowledge CRC, CSIRO, CRC Australia – Download
Buffel Grass distribution in Central Australia. Fact sheet by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems – Download
Austrocylindropuntia & Cylindropuntia (Download) and Opuntia cacti (Download) are declared weeds. Learn how to identify these prickly problems. Identification sheet by Biosecurity SA and Caring for Our Country.
All declared Class A cactus infestations and plants (including garden plants) must be eradicated according to the Weeds Management Act. Bin It Don’t Spread It. Fact Sheet by the Northern Territory Government’s Weed Management Branch – Download
Weed management guide for Opuntioid cacti, including Austrocylindropuntia, Cylindropuntia and Opuntia species. Fact sheet compiled by S Potter from Biosecurity SA for Caring for Our Country – Download