Silverleaf nightshade Strategic Plan - Weeds Australia

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Silverleaf nightshade Strategic Plan - Weeds Australia

• Work with regional bodies, local governments, communities and other stakeholders to preventand minimise silverleaf nightshade impacts.• Identify strategic management areas and associated objectives.• Promote consistency with this Strategy in jurisdictional pest management plans.• Facilitate the inclusion of strategic silverleaf nightshade management actions in pestmanagement planning processes.• Contribute to priority research initiatives.• Source funding for strategic management programs and research.• Implement monitoring and reporting in line with the MERI plan and provide relevant informationto the national taskforce and/or Australian Weeds Committee.• Develop and implement communication plans and extension tools, where appropriate.• Undertake any necessary planning and mapping and contribute to national mapping initiatives.• Ensure, where appropriate, participation on the National Silverleaf Nightshade ManagementGroup or similar national taskforce.• Improve knowledge of the identification, impacts and best practice management of silverleafnightshade.• Identify silverleaf nightshade and other weeds threatening public lands.• Implement weed hygiene and other best practice management to minimise spread of silverleafnightshade.Natural Resource Management regions (or Catchment Management Authorities)• Incorporate silverleaf nightshade objectives in relevant pest management plans and monitorimplementation.• Administer and enforce legislation where applicable (e.g. in SA).• Source funding and/or contribute to strategic control programs.• Improve regional awareness of impacts and identification; and promote early detection.• Participate in regional mapping initiatives and contribute to state, territory and national mapproduction.Local governments• Incorporate silverleaf nightshade objectives in relevant pest management plans and monitorimplementation.• Administer and enforce legislation where applicable (e.g. in NSW).• Undertake surveying and mapping particularly in relation to outlying silverleaf nightshadeinfestations.• Establish local management policies to contribute to strategic control, containment and/or assetprotection objectives.• Improve community awareness of impacts and identification; and promote early detection.• Control silverleaf nightshade on local government managed or owned land.• Source funding and/or contribute to strategic control programs.Industry• Promote and adopt best practice management of silverleaf nightshade.• Identify gaps and issues associated with implementation of silverleaf nightshade nationalstrategy.• Contribute to research and development of management practices to support industrymembers.• Ensure awareness of sale and movement restrictions of silverleaf nightshade within industrymembers (including National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)).• Improve community awareness of impacts and identification, and promote early detection.Private land owners• Manage and control silverleaf nightshade on private lands in accordance with State/Territory or21

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