New England Weeds Authority

New England Weeds Authority (NEWA), is the registered trading name of The New England Tablelands Noxious Plants County Council.

NEWA is a single purpose Council which is a Local Control Authority for priority and invasive weeds under the NSW Biosecurity Act, 2015. The present area of operation of NEWA is the local government areas of Armidale Regional, Walcha, Uralla Shire, and Glen Innes Severn (under MOU). These Councils are located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales.

The County Council’s governance is in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA 1993) with the County Council first proclaimed in 1947.


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Latest News

Weed Spraying for grasses - Armidale Streets

6th Jan 2020
NOTIFICATION OF WEED SPRAYING FOR GRASSES AROUND ARMIDALE STREETS Please be advised that New England Weeds Authority will be conducting weed spraying for grass control on behalf of Armidale Regional Council along Armidale streets on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th January  2020, weather permittin...  read more

Council Meeting Recording

17th Dec 2019
As per Council's adopted Code of Meeting Practice a recording of Council's Extraordinary Meeting of 17 December 2019 is available here....  read more

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