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Welcome to the Illawarra District Weeds Authority (IDWA) website.

This website has been designed to provide a guide to the identification and control of Priority weeds within the Illawarra region of southern New South Wales.

The Illawarra District Weeds Authority has been serving the Illawarra community since 1993. Our purpose is to administer the Biosecurity Act 2015 and control priority weeds within the three local government areas of Wollongong City, Shellharbour City and Kiama Municipal Council.

Latest News

Pesticide Notification Plan 2018 - 2021

The Pesticide Notification Plan must be reviewed in accordance with the Pesticides Regulation 2017. The draft Pesticide... Read more.

Giant Parramatta Grass ID & Control Field Day

The IDWA are holding their Giant Parramatta Grass ID and Field Day at Tongarra on Saturday... Read more.

Weed Control Policy & Management Plan

The IDWA Weed Control Policy and Management Plan and species plans have been developed in response... Read more.