Noxious Weeds Act 1993 No 11
9 Public consultation procedures
(1) Before making a weed control order, the Minister is to cause the proposed order to be subject to public consultation.(2) The public consultation procedure is as follows:(a) notice of the intention to make the order is to be published in a newspaper circulating generally in the area in which the land subject to the proposed order is located, or, if appropriate, in a newspaper circulating throughout the whole State,(b) the notice is to indicate when and where a copy of the proposed order is to be placed on public exhibition and that submissions may be made about it,(c) the proposed order (and any other information the Minister considers appropriate) is to be publicly exhibited for a period of at least 21 days after the notice is given,(d) the Minister is to consider any public submissions on the proposed order.(3) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the notification and exhibition of proposed weed control orders.(4) Nothing in this section requires the Minister to undertake any further public consultation if a proposed order is changed as a result of the public consultation procedure.