Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party News

Find out all the latest news concerning the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party including upcoming meetings, workshops and more.

Grow West Community Planting Day 2021: Saturday 24 July 2021

Green thumbs are invited to roll up their sleeves and help plant 4,000 native plants in Bacchus Marsh at the 15th annual Grow West Community The Grow West Community Planting Day 2021 has been rescheduled to Saturday 24th July at Kel Shields Flora Reserve, Bacchus Marsh St, Maddingley. The day will run a bit differently... Read more

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants closing date extended to Monday 21 June

Due to continuing impacts in many areas of the state from power outages, flooding and storm damage, the closing date for the 2021 Victorian Landcare Grants and 2021 Group Health Survey is extended to 5pm Monday 21 June. The Victorian Government is providing $2.55 million funding for project and support grants across the state. Project... Read more

Release of the movie: the River Moorabool

A film promoting more water flows for the Moorabool River will have its world premiere in Ballarat at the end of June. There will be another launch in Geelong during early July. Serrated tussock has been an issue along the mighty Moorabool River for years, with some great treatment programs occuring more recently. The River... Read more

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants: closing soon

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants: now open Here is a great chance to get some landcare funding to treat invasive weeds such as Serrated Tussock. The Victorian Government is providing funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education, and capacity building projects that protect, enhance, and restore our land and... Read more

Grow West Planting Day Postponed

Grow West Planting Day Postponed With the evolving Covid-19 situation and the uncertainty of what this may mean for community events, Grow West have made the decision to postpone the Grow West Community Planting Day, which was planned for this coming Saturday June 5th. Please see more details below. With some serious consideration, we felt... Read more

ALA webinar: Innovations in Biodiversity Data Management: 8 Jun 2021

It is now easier than ever to capture biodiversity information, with innovations in smartphones, digitization and data storage driving massive growth in datasets describing the natural world. This torrent of data brings new opportunities, but also new challenges for organsations that collect, store, and share that information. Join us to hear from speakers working to... Read more

SERRATED TUSSOCK EXTENSION COMMENCES IN ROMSEY WEST

The community-led Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) is launching a project to support and empower landholders to the west of the Romsey township, through the delivery of an extension program. This project continues from eight years of similar extension projects in the Bolinda, Gisborne, Riddells Creek, Clarkefield, Toolernvale and Monegeetta regions, and aims to... Read more

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants: now open

2021 Victorian Landcare Grants: now open Here is a great chance to get some landcare funding to treat invasive weeds such as Serrated Tussock. The Victorian Government is providing funding to support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education, and capacity building projects that protect, enhance, and restore our land and... Read more

VSTWP attends Seymour Farming Expo

The VSTWP had a blast at the popular Seymour Alternative Farming Expo in late April 2021. The event was massive and was the first face-to-face event the VSTWP had attended in over 12 months with landowners and managers having a chance to see serrated tussock specimens and learning how to best manage serrated tussock infestations.... Read more

National biosecurity forum: 10 November 2021

THE NATIONAL BIOSECURITY FORUM The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is pleased to announce the 2021 National Biosecurity Forum will be held on 10 November 2021 at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. The forum will provide a chance for the community and industry to have input into future biosecurity priorities and funding models.... Read more