Restricted Invasive Plants & Animals

Wild Dog Activity – Castle Hill, West End side

For your pet’s safety, please avoid walking dogs in the area.

Measures are being taken to reduce the risk of wild dog interactions.

Please report any sightings to Council at 13 48 10 or

The Townsville Biosecurity Plan outlines Council's strategies for preventing the introduction, eradicating and containing restricted pest plants and animals in Townsville.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Council Permits and Programs

Council holds the following Restricted Matter permit: