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Tussock Times and Upcoming Feb 2016 AGM

Date Published: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 15:15

The latest edition of the Summer 2016 Tussock Times is availible now for download by...

VSTWP train staff from Phillip Island Parks

Date Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 12:01

The recent discovery of serrated tussock in the Phillip Island Nature Park prompted swift action by the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) and Phillip Island Nature Park Management. 

Members of the VSTWP were quickly involved in providing training to Environment Rangers from the Nature Parks in serrated tussock identification and best practice management. Located in the former Summerlands estate region, the infestation of...

2014-2015 VSTWP PROGRESS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

Date Published: Monday, December 7, 2015 - 10:38

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party 2014 - 2015 Progress Report is now available for download or printing. 

The...

VSTWP attend the Kyneton Agricultural Show

Date Published: Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:17

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) had an enjoyable and informative day at the Kyneton Agricultural Show on the 21st of November 2015, with many landowners and managers attending the stall to learn how to identify and manage serrated tussock.

The purpose of the day was to share and highlight the VSTWP’s extensive work on serrated tussock control and management in Victoria and ...

VSTWP DELIVER SOLID OUTCOMES OVER PAST YEAR

Date Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 20:06

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) has strengthened its community extension programs in strategic locations across Victoria over the past 12 months, supporting 386 landowners in the Riddells Creek, Stonehaven, Winchelsea and Mt...

VSTWP deliver solid outcomes over past year

Date Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 20:31

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) has strengthened its community extension programs in strategic locations across Victoria over the past 12 months, supporting 386 landowners in the Riddells Creek, Stonehaven, Winchelsea and Mt Doran regions. Three extension officers were contracted to implement the targeted extension projects, which aimed to increase...

Landcare grants for Tussock field days

Date Published: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 21:50

The VSTWP have developed a Landcare Field Day Assistance Grants program that aims to help groups host a serrated tussock related field day. This program offers Landcare groups/networks the opportunity to receive a one off grant of up to $500 to sponsor the convening of serrated tussock focused field days.

The grant is available to any landcare group that is incorporated and appropriately insured for...

VSTWP launch three new Extension Projects

Date Published: Friday, June 5, 2015 - 21:50

The VSTWP have commenced three new extension projects around the Inverleigh, Mt Egerton and Gisborne regions. The projects will offer all landowners in the target areas a free property inspection, information on how to best control serrated tussock and tailored advice in situ for each infestation. Extension Officers from the VSTWP will be offering inspections and providing free expert advice over...

Autumn 2015 Tussock Times now availiable

Date Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 12:07

The Autumn 2015 edition of our quarterly newsletter, the Tussock Times, is availiable for download by clicking here,along with all previous editions. In this edition we extend a hand and visit Tasmania to present our community led action model of extension services, and also highlight our...

VSTWP to speak at Tasmanian Field Day

Date Published: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 15:36

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party has been invited to speak and attend a serrated tussock field day in southern Tasmania on Feb 11th, 2015.  The purpose of the day is to share and highlight the VSTWP’s extensive work on serrated tussock control and management in Victoria and present its many achievements.  Extension Officer, Mandy Coulson said, ‘the focus of the day will be around the VSTWP’s strategic approach to serrated tussock...