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Exempt tree species

The following species do not require a Vegetation Removal Permit from Council, except if they are a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area, listed on the Significant Tree Register or located in proximity if the Murray River.

Priority Environment Weed Species

Common name Botanical name
Cape Broom Genista monspessulana
Flax-leaf Broom Genista linifolia
Lantana Lantana camara
Mesquite Prosopis sp.
Prickly Pears Austrocylindropuntia sp.
Cylindropuntia sp.
Opuntia sp.
Scotch Broom Cytisus scoparius
subsp. scoparius
Willow species Salix sp.

Environmental Weed Species

Common name Species name
All Ash species Fraxinussp.
Bamboo species Bambusasp.
Box Elder
Variegated Box Elder
Acer negundosp.
Broom sp. Genistasp.
Cytisussp.
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora
Canary Island Date Palm Phoenix canariensis
Cassia Cassiasp.
Castor Oil Plant Ricinus communis
Chinese Tallow Triadica sebifera
Cocos PalmSygarus romanzoffiana
Cootamundra Wattle Acacia baileyana
Cotoneaster Cotoneastersp.
Crab-apple Malussp.
Early Black Wattle Acacia decurrens
Evergreen Alder Alnus jorullenis
False Acacia Robinia pseudoacacia
Firethorn Pyracanthasp.
Flinders Range Wattle Acacia iteaphylla
Fruit trees Prunus and citrus species
Golden Ash Excelsior aurea
Golden Wreath Wattle Acacia saligna
Gossamer Wattle Acacia floribunda
Hackberry species Celtissp.
Hawthorn Crataegussp.
Liquidambar Liquidambar styraciflua
Loquot Eriobotrya japonica
Mirror Bush Coprosma repens
New Zealand Cabbage Palm Cordyline australis
Oleander Nerium oleaner
Olive* Olea europaea
*Fruiting varieties only        
Ovens Wattle Acacia pravissima
Pittosporum Pittosporumsp.
Plum Prunussp.
Poplar Populussp.
Privet Ligustrumsp.
Queensland Silver Wattle Acacia podalyrifolia
Rhus Tree Toxicodendron
succedaneum
Senna Sennasp.
Silky Oak Grevillea robusta
Snowy River Wattle Acacia boormani
Strawberry Tree Arbutus unedo
Sydney Golden Wattle Acacia longifolia
Tree Lucerne (Tagasaste) Chamaecytisus proliferus
Tree-of-heaven Ailanthus altissima
Wild Tobacco Solanum mauritaianum
Yucca Yuccasp.