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Welcome to the Illawarra District Weeds Authority (IDWA) website.

This website has been designed to provide a guide to the identification and control of State Priority weeds within the Illawarra region of southern New South Wales.

The Illawarra District Weeds Authority has been serving the Illawarra community since 1993. Our purpose is to administer the Biosecurity Act 2015 and control priority weeds within the three local government areas of Wollongong City, Shellharbour City and Kiama Municipal Council.

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South East Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan

South East Regional Strategic Weed Management Plan is now closed for comment. Information is available on the Local... Read more.
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Chilean Needle Grass Field Day

The Illawarra District Noxious Weeds Authority will be holding a Field Day on Chilean Needle Grass,... Read more.
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Bitou Bush Battle Waged from Air

The Illawarra District Noxious Weeds Authority (IDNWA) is set to continue its battle against Bitou Bush... Read more.