Roadside weed spraying

On average, Council’s Weeds Team carries out more than 5,000 kilometres of roadside spraying each year, targeting priority weeds and other plant matter that pose a threat to our natural environment.

The following weeds spraying has been undertaken:

March 2022

Roadside Targeted weed
Arber Street - Clandulla Blackberry
Bartletts Road Blackberry
Berwicks Road Blackberry
Blue Springs Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Bowles Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Breakfast Creek Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Browns Lane Blackberry and sweet briar
Buckaroo Lane Boxthorne, African olive, Blackberry, Prickly pear and Bridal creeper
Buckaroo Road African olive
Calderwood Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Callaghan Street - Clandulla Blackberry
Canadian Lead Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr, Privet, African olive and Galvanised burr
Canary Street - Clandulla Blackberry and Sweet briar
Carwell Street Blackberry
Castlereagh Highway Blackberry and Sweet briar
Charbon Road - Charbon Blackberry, Coolatai and Privet
Coomber Street - Charbon Blackberry
Coomber Street- Rylstone Blackberry
Cope Road African Olive
Coricudgy Road Blackberry
Coxs Creek Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr, Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Crudine Road - Crudine Blackberry, Sweet briar and Privet
Cudgegong Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Bathurst burr
Dabee Road - Rylstone Blackberry, Boxthorne & Sweet briar
Doughertys Junction Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Dowling Street - Lue Blackberry and Sweet briar
Farrelly Street -Clandulla Blackberry and Sweet briar
Farrer Street - Clandulla Blackberry
Ferris Street - Clandulla Blackberry
Hanns Road Blackberry
Keechs Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Lagoons Road Blackberry
Louee Street Blackberry
Main Street - Ulan Blackberry and Sweet briar
Maloneys Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Sweet briar
McLachlan Street - Rylstone Sweet briar
Mead Street - Clandulla Blackberry
Mellon Street Blackberry
Narrango Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Panorama Court Blackberry
Powells Road Serrated tussock and Sweet briar
Pyangle Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr and Sweet briar
Razorback Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Serrated tussock
Spring Creek Road Blue heliotrope
Standard Avenue - Charbon Blackberry and Sweet briar
Stubbo Road Sweet briar
Tara Loop Blackberry
Tongbong Street Blackberry
Toole Road Blackberry
Ulan Road African olive and Privet
Whitehouse Road Boxthorne and Blue heliotrope
Wyoming Road Blackberry and Blue heliotrope

February 2022

Roadside Targeted weed
Bocoble Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Brogans Creek Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Bylong Valley Way Coolatai grass
Cafes Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Camerons Road Blackberry
Campbells Creek Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Bathurst burr and African Olive
Castlereagh Highway Blackberry, Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar
Crudine Road - Crudine Blackberry
Doughertys Junction Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Evans Road Blackberry
Glen Davis Road Blackberry, Boxthorne and Sweet briar
Green Gully Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Hearne Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Henry Lawson Drive Blackberry, Boxthorne, Bathurst burr, bridal creeper and African olive
Horse Flat Blackberry and Sweet briar
Ilford Hall Road Blackberry
Kurrajong Lane Blackberry and Blue heliotrope
Lillee's Road Blackberry
Maitland Bar Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
McDonalds Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Melrose Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Moolarben Road Blue heliotrope
Mount View Road - Clandulla Blackberry and Sweet briar
Mount Vincent Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
New Olivers Road Blackberry
Ridge Road Blackberry, Coolatai and Blue heliotrope
Riverlea Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Prickly pear.
Sallys Flat Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Sofala Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Silverleaf nightshade
Vulcan Road Blackberry
Winchester Crescent Blue heliotrope

January 2022

Roadside Targeted weed
Hill End Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Silverleaf nightshade, Sticky nightshade and Tree of heaven
Pindari Road Blackberry
Old Grattai Road Blackberry, sweet briar, African olive and Bridal creeper
Beragoo Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Honners Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope and Prickly pear
Castlereagh Highway Blackberry, Sweet briar and Sticky nightshade
Aarons Pass Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St Johns wort
Carara Road Blackberry
Whittakers Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Pyramul Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
McMurrays Lane Blackberry
Windeyer Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Bridal creeper, Prickly pear and African olive
Pyramul Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Bylong Valley Way Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Privot, Noogoora burr and Sweet briar
Merinda Street Blackberry
Razorback Road Madeira broom
Maitland Bar Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock, Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar
Wilbetree Road Blackberry and Blue heliotrope
Cooper Drive - Rylstone Blackberry, Sweet briar and Privot
Doughertys Junction Road Blackberry and Sweet briar

December 2021

Roadside Targeted weed
Wollar Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Hemlock, Sweet briar, Silverleaf nightshade and Tree of heaven
Triamble Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar
Saints Lane Blackberry and Sticky nightshade
Ulan-Wollar Road Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar
Triamble Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and St Johns wort
Botobolar Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Glen Rock Lane Blackberry
Kains Flat Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
White Cedars Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Cudgegong Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and St Johns wort
Endacotts Lane Blue heliotrope and St Johns wort
Yarrabin Road Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope and St Johns wort
Yarrawonga Road Blue heliotrope
Cope Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope and St Johns wort
Black Spring Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, St Johns wort and Sticky nightshade
Ulan-Wollar Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Barigan Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Drip Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Triamble Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock, Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar
Constantia Road Blackberry
Badgers Lane Blackberry
Bakers Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar and Sticky nightshade
Hill End Road Blackberry and St Johns wort
Twelve Mile Road Blackberry, Boxthorne, Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, St Johns wort, Prickly pear, Silverleaf nightshade and Galvanised burr
Black Springs Road Blackberry and St Johns wort
Barneys Reef Road Blackberry and St Johns wort
Kemps Valleys Road Blackberry and Serrated tussock
Gorries Lane Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and St Johns wort
Uamby Lane Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and St Johns wort
Growee Road Blackberry

November 2021

Roadside Targeted weed Other
Blue Springs Road Sticky nightshade
Bobadah Road Blackberry and Blue heliotrope
Boxes Lane Blackberry
Buckaroo Road African boxthorne, African olive, Bridal creeper, Prickly pear and Mother of millions
Castlereagh Highway Blackberry
Dabee Street Blackberry and Sweet briar
Edgell Road Blackberry, African boxthorne and African olive
Hadabob Road Tree of heaven St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Linburn Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar, Cineraria and Tree of heaven St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Lowes Peak Road Sticky nightshade
Lue Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and Scotch thistle St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Mount Pleasant Lane Privet and Prickly pear
Peppercorn Lane St Johns wort
Pipeclay Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Quarry Lane Blackberry
Rifle Range Road Blackberry, African boxthorne and Sweet briar
Spin Road Sweet briar, African boxthorne and St Johns wort St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Spring View Road Sweet briar
Ulan Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Prickly pear and African olive
Walsh Road Blackberry
Wollar Road Blackberry and Sweet briar

October 2021

Roadside Targeted weed Other
Artz Lane Blackberry and St Johns wort
Bergalin Road African boxthorne and African olive
Beryl Road African boxthorne and Prickly pear
Birriwa Road Blackberry
Castlereagh Highway Blackberry, African boxthorne, African olive, Sweet briar and Privet
Corishs Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Gingers Lane Blackberry, African boxthorne and Sweet briar
Gollan Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Goolma road Blackberry, Coolatai, Prickly pear, Privet, St Johns wort and Sweet briar St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Guntawang Road Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Homer Street Blackberry
Honeysett Road Prickly pear
Jackson Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar
Jenkings Lane St Johns wort St. John's wort biocontrol beetle found at this site
Laheys Creek Road Sweet briar and Prickly pear
Lesters Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar and African olive
Magpie Lane Sweet briar
Old Mill Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Pinelea Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Puddoon Road Prickly pear
Sandy Creek Road Blackberry
Spring Ridge road Blackberry, African boxthorne and Prickly pear
Suzannes Road Blackberry and Sweet briar
Thompsons Lane African boxthorne and African olive
Tucklans Road Tree of heaven, Blackberry and Sweet briar
Whistons Lane Blue heliotrope
William Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Privet

March 2021

 Roads sprayed  Targeted weed Total kilometres 
Acacia Drive Blackberry 1.2
Barigan Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr and Sweet briar 25.5
Birriwa Bus Route North Bathurst burr and Thornapple 11.6
Birriwa Bus Route South Bathurst burr, Sweet briar, Thornapple and Noogoora burr 12.3
Boronia Road Blackberry 0.6
Botobolar Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr and Sweet briar 30
Carwell Street Blackberry and Privot 0.4
Church Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar and African olive 3
Crowleys Lane Sweet briar and African olive 2.8
Growee Road Blackberry and Tree of heaven 8.5
Keechs Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Sweet briar 0.7
Lue Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Sweet briar, Tree of heaven, Privot and Bridal creeper 100.5
Mahons Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 2.2
Mellon Street Blackberry and Privot 0.3
Merotherie Road Bathurst burr and Thornapple 3
Mossy Rock Lane Blackberry and Boxthorn 3.2
Wollar Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Bridal creeper, Prickly pear, Noogoora burr and Sticky leaf nightshade 109
Ulan Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Prickly pear 40
Bylong Valley Way Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Nooroogra burr, Sweet briar and Prickly pear 189
Pinnacle Swamp Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 3.1
Powells Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 6.7
Prices Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar and Hawkethorne 5.8
Pyangle Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock, Bathurst burr and Prickly pear 17
Pyramul Road Blakberry and Cape broom 0.2
Quarry Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 5.1
Ringwood Road Blue heliotrope and Noogoora burr 1.3
Sallys Flat Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Sweet briar 30.3
School Lane Blackberry and St. John's wort 3.8
Sofala Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Sweet briar 5
Stoney Creek Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 4.4
Strikes Lane Sweet briar and Prickly pear 3.1
Tichular Road Blackberry 2.1
Tongbong Road Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Sweet briar 6
Twelve Mile Road Boxthorne, Bathurst burr and Blue heliotrope 6
Upper Botobolar Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 3.1
Upper Bylong Road Boxthorn 7.7
Windles Lane Blackberry, Serrated tussock and Love grass 3
Woolleys Road Boxthorn 4.6
Yarrabin Road Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope and Sweet briar 2
TOTAL 664.1

February 2021

 Roads sprayed   Targeted weed Total kilometres
Alpha Road Blackberry 2.6
Beragoo Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, Tree of heaven and Prickly pear 3.6
Browne Street - Windeyer Blackberry 0.2
Bruce Road Blackberry, Boxthorn and Bridal Creeper 2.9
Buckaroo Road Blackberry, Boxthorn , St. John's wort and Prickly pear 3
Bunbury Road St. John's Wort 1.6
Burrendong Dam Road Blue heliotrope, Tiger pear, Prickly pear, Blue heliotrope and Noogoora burr 12.5
Cafes Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 10.2
Camerons Road Blackberry, Inkweed and Cineraria 8.2
Campbells Creek Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 38
Carara Road Blackberry 0.9
Clarkes Creek Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 4
Cliffdale Road Blackberry 7.3
Crudine Road Blackberry, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and Boxthorn 48.5
Eurunderee Lane Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope and Ink weed 3.2
Evans Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, St. John's Wort and Cineraria 0.9
Grattai Creek Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr and Sweet briar 5
Hearne Lane Blackberry 1.5
Ilford Hall Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 8
Lowes Peak Road Blackberry and Sticky nightshade 0.8
Maitland Bar Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 8.1
McMurrays Lane Blackberry 1.8
Mount Vincent Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 22.5
New Olivers Road Blackberry and St. John's wort 2.6
Old Mill Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 2.2
Perrams Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 4
Puggoon Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Sweet briar, Silverleaf nightshade and Pickly pear 19.8
Razorback Road Blackberry and St. John's wort 8.5
Ridge Road Coolatai 1.5
Scotts Lane Boxthorn and Sweet briar 0.9
Slaughter Yards Road Boxthorn and Bathurst burr 0.4
Spring Flat Road Sweet briar and African Olive 10
Summer Hill Road North Blue heliotrope 8.1
Thompsons Lane Boxthorn and Blue heliotrope 2.5
Turill Bus Route Blackberry and Prickly pear 7.2
Ulan Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, Prickly pear, Coolatai and Tree of Heaven 55.6
Vulcan Road Blackberry 0.8
Warrangunia Road Blackberry and Sweet briar 7.3
Whittakers Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar 1.2
Williams Lane Blackberry 0.9
Wilson Road Sweet briar 6.6
Winchester Crescent Blackberry, Blue heliotrope and Green cestrum 4.3
Yarrabin Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, St. John's wort, Prickly pear, Ink weed and Tiger pear 47.8
TOTAL 387.5

January 2021

Roads sprayed   Targeted weed  Total kilometres
Bergalin Road Boxthorn and Sweet briar 7.2
Canadian Lead Road Blackberry, Boxthorn , Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, St. John's wort and Green cestrum 19
Coming Event Lane Boxthorn 0.8
Drews Lane Blackberry, Boxthorn , Bathurst burr, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, St. John's wort, Green cestrum and Thornapple 4.2
Edgell Lane St. John's wort and Sticky nightshade 3
Green Gully Road Blackberry, St. John's wort and Cineraria 28
Grimshaw Lane Boxthorn 1.7
Magpie Lane Sweet briar 8
Merotherie Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr and Thornapple 31
Perseverence Lane Blackberry, Boxthorn, Sweet briar, St. John's wort, Sticky nightshade and Cineraria 5.4
Queens Pinch Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar, St. John's wort and Cineraria 26
Razorback Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and Cineraria 10
Reef Road Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Sweet briar and Cineraria 3.7
Ridout Lane Boxthorn, Blue heliotrope, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 2.2
Rosedale Road Bathurst burr 1
Snakes Creek Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 7
Snelsons Lane Boxthorn, Bathurst burr, Sticky nightshade and Buffalo burr 2
Springfield Lane Boxthorn and Sweet briar 15.4
Wilbetree Road Blackberry, Bathurst burr, St. John's wort and Thornapple 32.2
Williardt Lane Blackberry, Boxthorn and Sweet briar 1.2
TOTAL 209

December 2020

 Roads sprayed   Targeted weed Total kilometres 
Adalong Road Blackberry and St. John's wort 1.6
Beryl Road Sweet briar, St. John's wort, Prickly pear and African olive 3.5
Black Springs Road Blackberry and Mother of millions 27
Bobadah Road Blue heliotrope, St. John's wort, Mexican poppy and Cineraria 1.3
Browns Lane Blue heliotrope 1
Buckaroos Lane Blackberry, Boxthorne, Sweet briar, St. John's wort and Prickly pear 8
Cuthels Lane Blackberry, Boxthorn, St. John's wort and Bridle creeper 5.3
Frog Road Road St. John's wort 3.1
Hadabob Road St. John's wort, Green cestrum and Cineraria 0.7
Holleys Lane St. John's wort 1.2
Honeysett Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 6
Kains Flat Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 3.5
Lagoons Road Blackberry 2
Laheys Creek Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 13.5
Lower Peak Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, Bathurst burr and Blue heliotrope 10
Montaza Road Blackberry and St. John's wort 8
Norlenbah Lane Blackberry and St. John's wort  1
Saints Lane Blackberry and St. John's wort  3.6
Spring Ridge Road Blackberry, Boxthorn, St. John's wort, Prickly pear and African olive 17
Spring View Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar, St. John's wort, Green cestrum and African olive 0.4
Toole Road Blackberry, St. John's wort, Tree of heaven and Prickly pear 1
Wattlegrove Lane Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 1.5
Wollar Road Blackberry, Sweet briar, Serrated tussock and St. John's wort 37
Woods Lane St. John's wort, Tree of heaven, Prickly pear 0.6
Wyaldra Lane Blackberry and Sweet briar 1.8
Wyaldra Park Road Blackberry, Sweet briar and St. John's wort 0.9
TOTAL 160.5