There is risk of increased weed invasion after emergencies such as floods. See the links below to information on noxious weeds and their control, as well as the advisory list of environmental weeds in Victoria.
Weed Control (Landcare after the fires - information sheet) - Download (42 KB)
While some weeds can flourish after fire, weed control after fire can also be very effective.
Reducing weed risk
The risk of weed invasion, and their impact on farms and the environment dramatically increases during and after an emergency such as drought, fire or flood.
Lists of declared noxious weeds and pest animals
For the list of noxious weeds and pest animals in Victoria under the Catchment and Land Protections Act 1994, go to Consolidated lists of declared noxious weeds and pest animals | Legislation, policy and permits | Protecting Victoria | Biosecurity | Agriculture Victoria
Go to the list of invasive plants (Agriculture Victoria) in Victoria.
Advisory list of environmental weeds in Victoria
Go to the advisory list of environmental weeds in Victoria (Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action)
Control of noxious weeds
Noxious weeds management methods go to Prescribed measures for the control of noxious weeds | Weeds | Biosecurity | Agriculture Victoria
Land owners and occupiers have legal responsibilities for helping to manage noxious weeds in Victoria. Go to Managing noxious weeds | Legislation, policy and permits | Protecting Victoria | Biosecurity | Agriculture Victoria