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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NEWA Annual Report 2018-19

8th Nov 2019
The New England Weeds Authority Annual Report 2018-19 was adopted by Council on 6th November 2019....  read more

Public Notice - Presentation of Financial Statements 2018-2019

3rd Sep 2019
In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993, New England Weeds Authority advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held at 8.30am on 29 October 2019 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Report for the financial year ending ...  read more

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