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Preliminary Spraying Advice

Regional Stadium mowing

Council's Parks and Open Spaces Team conducts annual spraying in selected parks, reserves and sporting fields for the control of broadleaf and bindii weeds between June and September. The control of turf grass pests, diseases and growth occurs between September and April. In addition, other selected weed species will be targeted under our Vegetation Management Programme.

Council's turf management programmes reduce the presence of weeds and pests, maintaining and improving quality turf grass coverage within public open space areas.

Control will be undertaken within the following areas:

Beechwood Ellenborough Long Flat Port Macquarie
Bonny Hills Kendall North Haven Sancrox
Comboyne Lake Cathie North Shore Telegraph Point
Dunbogan Laurieton Pembrooke Wauchope
    West Haven

Pesticides proposed to be used:

Registered name: Javelin ®  Stadium Turf  ® Primo Maxx ® Casper ®
Active ingredients: 300g/L MCPA 120g/L trinexapac- ethyl 500g/kg Dicamba  

20 g/L Clopyralid

50g/kg Prosulfuron

15 g/L Diflufenican


All spraying activities will be undertaken by fully qualified staff and will only be conducted during suitable weather conditions. Any further enquiries, please contact Council's Parks & Open Space Co-ordinator on 6581 8111.

This page was last updated on: 06 July 2021