Welcome to the Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) website!
We hope you enjoy our newly upgraded website. Note that applications for travel awards for students and early career weed scientists close on 1st April 2021, a month later than normal, and this year will only be for travel within Australasia.
22nd Australasian Weeds Conference (22AWC)
Although this was originally due to be held in October 2020, the Covid-19 virus made it necessary to postpone. It will now be held on 25-29 September 2022, Adelaide, SA
The Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) is an independent body that can express national and regional views on all issues relating to weeds and their management…
Under the CAWS Constitution, the object of CAWS is to encourage and foster the study and promotion of weed science and technology in Australia and New Zealand…
A weed can be defined as any plant that is growing where it is not wanted. More specifically, weeds can be defined as wild plants that cause negative economic, environmental or social impacts…