Weed Control June 2017

Notice of herbicide use for broadleaf weed control within the Sutherland Shire Local Government Areas Parks and Sporting Fields

Sutherland Shire Council will be conducting a program to control weeds located in selected Parks, Reserves and Sporting Fields within the Sutherland Shire. The program will specifically target broadleaf weeds on council managed assets. 

The program will be conducted in accordance with the NSW Pesticides Regulation 1995 and Sutherland Shire Council’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan, whereby, Council intends to use an Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority approved herbicide “Spearhead”, “Monument” & “Destiny”.

Spraying application of the herbicide will be undertaken via a minimum one off service, with the service commencing on Monday, 19th June, 2017 and completed by Friday, 28th July, 2017. Weed spraying will be performed in target areas across Sutherland Shire Council’s Local Government Authority and due to the nature and locations of the weeds; it is planned that the vast majority of the herbicide application program will be conducted in the late evenings/early mornings.

Area’s being targeted: 

Parks & Gardens        Sporting Fields
Burnum Burnum Sanctuary, Woronora Akuna Oval
Caringbah War Memorial, Caringbah Anzac Oval No. 1 + No. 3
Como Pleasure Grounds, Como Apsley Place Oval No. 1 + No. 2
Cooper Street Reserve, Engadine Billa Road Oval No. 1
Cronulla Park, Cronulla Box Road Oval No. 2 Mini
Don Lucas Reserve, Cronulla Box Road Oval No. 4 ( Garnet Rd Oval No. 2 )
Dunningham Park, Cronulla Bundeena Oval No. 2
Engadine Town Park, Engadine Canberra Road Oval No. 1 + No. 2
The Esplanade, south of Cronulla Beach to Shark Point                    Grays Point Oval No. 1
The Esplanade, Shark Point south to Shelly Park Gwawley Park North Mini
The Esplanade, south of Shelly Park to The Point Gwawley Park South Oval
The Esplanade, The Point south to Oak Park Gymea Bay Oval No. 1 + No. 2
The Esplanade, south of Oak Park Heathcote Netball Courts
The Flat Reserve, Sylvania Jannali Oval No. 1 + No. 2
Forby Memorial Garden, Sutherland Jenola Hockey Field No. 1, No. 2 + No. 3
Grays Point Community Centre, Grays Point Kingswood Road Oval No. 1
Gymea Community Centre, Gymea Kareela Oval No. 1 + No. 4
Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea Kareela Oval Mini
Lantana Reserve, Engadine Kirrawee Oval
Menai Community Centre, Menai Loftus Oval
Miranda Community Centre, Miranda Lucas Heights Oval No. 1 + No. 2
Mitchell Road & Murdock Street, Cronulla North Caringbah Oval
Monro Park, Cronulla Oyster Bay Netball Court + Mini
Oak Park, Cronulla Scylla Bay Oval No. 1 + No. 2
Parc Menai, Menai Seymour Shaw Oval No. 2
Peace Park, Sutherland Soldiers Road Oval
Shelly Park, Cronulla Sutherland Oval No. 3
Sunnyside Reserve, Caringbah Sylvania Oval No. 3
Sutherland Shire Centenary Park, Miranda Sylvania Waters Baseball Field
Sutherland - between Eton Street & Old Princes Hwy Sylvania Waters Oval No. 2
Swallow Rock Reserve, Grays Point Woolooware High Oval No. 1 + No. 2
Veno Street Reserve, Heathcote Woolooware Oval No. 1 + No. 2


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