Harmony Day 2024 Moree Plains Shire Council

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Weed Control in the Shire

Council’s Parks and Open Space team will be spraying pesticide on Ron Harborne Oval and Boughton Oval, commencing Monday 25 March to Thursday 28 March 2024 (weather permitting).

For more information call Senior BioSecurity Officer Lachlan - 📞6757 3222.

Herbicide Spraying Program

To ensure our parks, garden, reserves, playgrounds, sports fields, verges, nature strips and open spaces are maintained, Council will undertake selective herbicide spraying throughout the Shire to control weeds as required, and as weather conditions dictate. Notice will be given via Council’s Website, Facebook, or by local radio (98.3fm, 107.1 FM and 1530 AM).

Our Customer service standard aims to complete the following;

  • Sportsfields and Reserves will be sign-posted prior to spraying
  • Reserves with Playground areas will be sign-posted prior to spraying
  • Roadside Furniture
  • Education Centres, Nursing Homes, Community Health Centres, Kindergardens will be contacted in writing 48 hours prior to spraying

Pesticide Use Notification Plan Policy

This Pesticide Use Notification Plan Policy has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Pesticides Regulation 2009 (the regulation). Pesticides (e.g Herbicides) are used by the Council to control noxious weeds and other undesirable vegetation on roadsides and other public lands under Council jurisdiction.
Pesticides (e.g. insecticides, rodenticides) are used periodically to treat white ant and insect/vermin problems in our buildings and other structures.