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Winter 2017 Tussock Times now available

Date Published: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 07:31

The 29th edition of the Tussock Times newsletter, Winter 2017, is now availaible for download by clicking here

This edition includes articles on the new serrated tussock signs that are...

Funding Continues for Tackling Tussock

Date Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 20:20

The Andrews Labor Government has announced further funding to support rural and regional councils in managing weeds along Victorian roadsides.

The Victorian Budget 2017-18 provides $5.39 million for local councils to manage roadside weeds and pests....

VSTWP Progress Report 15/16

Date Published: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 06:41

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party are pleased to present the 2015 - 2016 progress report. The report outlines the outstanding work performed by the Committee Members, Staff and Extension Officers, over the past twelve months.

To achieve best outcomes, the VSTWP continues to work with a wide range of partners to enthusiastically assist in the...

Community Serrated Tussock Grants 2017-18

Date Published: Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 07:29

The Victoria Serrated Tussock Working Party is providing community groups and organisations in the core infestation area of serrated tussock with the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $20,000 (GST excluded). The grants aims to support community groups and organisations build their capacity to achieve long term voluntary management of serrated tussock. 
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Tussock Times: Autumn 2017 Now Available

Date Published: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 08:06

The Tussock Times is a newsletter of the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party. The Tussock times is published quarterly. The purpose of this newsletter is to continue to raise awareness of serrated...

A big day at Ballan Autumn Festival

Date Published: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 14:58

The VSTWP shared a stall with the local landcare groups at the ever-popular Ballan Autumn Festival, which has now been going 40 years. We had  our usual array of extension information on how to identifty...

Corangamite Community Grants 17/18: Now Open

Date Published: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 14:31
Do you have an exciting project idea? Do you need support to gain new skills and knowledge?
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Share your image and story!

Date Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:26

Join in a Victoria-wide photovoice initiative to guide future community action and investment on widely established invasive species. The Victorian State Government, in collaboration with community pest management groups for blackberry, gorse, serrated tussock and rabbits is undertaking a Systems Mapping Study. The study uses photovoice to feature your stories and experiences.

“Through photovoice, we seek to connect with all the...

VSTWP LAUNCH IDENTIFICATION APP (IDApp)

Date Published: Monday, November 28, 2016 - 14:18

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) has developed its first Mobile App, which is guides landowners and managers through the process of how to identify serrated tussock. The App is available through all smart-phones, tablets and computers and enables users to scroll through a series of screens that outline the important features to look for when attempting to identify serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma). The App also...

Tussock hits the TV Stations

Date Published: Monday, October 3, 2016 - 14:48

The VSTWP have just finished the production of their first TV Commercial, which is a Community Service Announcement being aired on the Regional TV Networks in the coming weeks. The commercial was produced by BSTV at a location in Bacchus Marsh and highlights the rapid spread and impacts of the declared noxious weed across the state of Victoria. 

The VSTWP are hoping this might highlight the issues and impacts across the Victoria and...