Gamba Grass annual report and snapshot

Gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) is a declared weed under section 7 of the Weeds Management Act 2001.

It is highly invasive and creates high fuel loads. This can cause uncontrollable, hot and intense fires adversely affecting people, properties and rural communities.

Gamba grass is a greater risk to the environment than native grass fires. It destroys trees and wildlife habitat and can change landscapes.

Read more information about impacts, management and control of Gamba Grass on the Northern Territory Government website.

Gamba Grass annual report

Gamba grass annual reporting is a requirement of the Weed Management plan for Gamba Grass 2020-2030 PDF (1.9 MB) to monitor performance and assess if identified outcomes are being met.

Read the Gamba Grass annual report 2021 PDF (2.3 MB).


The annual Gamba Grass Snapshot summarises gamba grass actions being carried out by government and key stakeholders.

Read the Gamba Grass Snapshot 2021 PDF (1.5 MB).

Last updated: 02 December 2021

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