The key objectives of the plan are to:
• Reduce the economic, environmental and social impacts of pests within Balonne Shire.
• Improve the use of the resources and expertise available for managing pests within the Shire.
• Prevent the establishment of new pests and minimize the spread of current pests.
• Improve the protection of environmentally significant areas.
This plan has been developed in accordance with the requirements of the Land Protection (Pest and Stock Route Management) Act 2002 and will serve as a guide to all local land managers.