Pesticide-herbicide application to sportfields

Published Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Weeds being sprayed with pesticide-herbicide. Spraying with Casper herbicide will take place between 27 August and 15 September.
Weeds being sprayed with pesticide-herbicide

Fairfield City Council will be spraying herbicide to control broad leaf weeds on the playing surface of its sports fields.

Council staff will be spraying sports fields with one application of Destiny herbicide between the hours of 7:00am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday.

This Program will commence 30 July and conclude 30 August.

All chemicals used are registered for this use by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.

The public is advised not to use the playing fields while spraying is being done and for at least one hour after application.

For further information,

Please contact Council's Open Space Coordinator on 9725 0222. 

Spraying for broad leaf weeds will be undertaken on the playing surface of the following sports fields:

Adams Park, Canley Vale

Allambie Park, Edensor Park

Avery Park, Fairfield West

Bosnjak Park, Edensor Park

Brenan Park, Smithfield

Cabramatta Sports Ground, Cabramatta

Cabra-Vale Memorial Park, Cabramatta

Carrawood Park, Carramar

Cherrybrook Park, Lansvale

Chisholm Park, Cabramatta West

Emerson Park, Wetherill Park

Endeavour Park, Fairfield West

Fairfield Park, Fairfield

Hartley’s Oval, Canley Vale

Irelands Bridge Reserve, Lansvale

Joe Broad Park, Mount Pritchard

King Park, Wakeley

Knight Park, Yennora

Lalich Park, Mt Pritchard

Makepeace Oval, Fairfield

Parkes Reserve, Canley Vale

Powhatan Park, Greenfield Park

Prospect View Park, Smithfield

Rosford Park, Smithfield

Smithfield Park, Smithfield

Springfield Park, Old Guildford

St John’s Park, St Johns Park

Stockdale Park, Abbotsbury

Strong Park, Lansvale

Terone Park, Bossley Park

Tarlington Park, Bonnyrigg


The following off leash dog parks will be sprayed on the 30th July 2019 with Casper herbicide.

The Park will be closed for the day while the spraying takes place.

The off leash parks will be back open for normal use next day.

  • King Park, Wakeley
  • Prout Park, Mt Pritchard
  • Wilson Road, Bonnyrigg Heights
  • Railway Parade, Canley Vale

The following District parks will be sprayed on the 31st July -1st August 2019 with Casper herbicide.

  • Fairfield Park
  • Wilson Road, Bonnyrigg Heights
  • Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park
  • Wetherill Park
  • Cabra Vale Park