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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NEWA Audited Financial Statements 2020-21

8th Sep 2021
Public notice – Presentation of financial statements as per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act. In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), New England Weeds Authority advises that the ordinary Council meeting to be held on 12 October 2021 will include...  read more


20th Aug 2021
New England Weeds Authority (NEWA) requires reliable, accredited spray contractors to undertake the treatment of priority and other undesirable invasive weeds along road corridors and other lands under NEWA’s control. The various treatment jobs are on a seasonal basis and are not necessarily c...  read more

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