New England Weeds Authority

New England Weeds Authority (NEWA), is the registered trading name of The New England 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. 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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Position Vacant - Senior Weed Control Officer

20th May 2021
New England Weeds Authority (NEWA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates who would like undertake the role of Senior Weed Control Officer  This is a full time permanent position, classified as Band 1, level 3, currently $927.80 per week, based on 76 hours ...  read more

Public Notice - Draft Annual Operational Plan 2021 - 2022

26th Apr 2021
NEW ENGLAND WEEDS AUTHORITYDraft Annual Operational Plan 2021 - 2022.  Notice is hereby given that Council in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 has prepared its Draft Annual Operational Plan 2021-2022 and the Plan will be on public display from Monday 26 April 202...  read more

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