Declared Pest Plants & Animals

Townsville Local Government Area Pest Management Plan (PDF, 2.2 MB) outlines Council's strategies for preventing the introduction, eradicating and containing restricted pest plants and animals in Townsville. This plan will soon be replaced with the Townsville Biosecurity Plan.

Notifying council about pests

Have you discovered a new weed or a new infestation of an existing weed? Seen a pest animal that you haven't noticed in Townsville before?

If so, complete our Pest Notification form, once returned to council either by email or in person at 103 Walker Street we will follow up on your sighting.

Download the Declared Pest Permit (PDF, 125.9 KB)

Further Information

Information on other pest plant and pest animal activities in which council is involved, visit State of the Environment or Biosecurity Queensland.