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Landcare grants for Serrated 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...

Video Case Studies available for viewing

Date Published: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 13:27

The following case study videos were produced by the Lismore Land Protection Group, through a collaborative project aimed at educating landowners on the impacts of serrated tussock. 

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2013-2014 Progress Report Now Available

Date Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:50

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party 2013 - 2014 Progress Report is now available for download or printing. 

The report contains information on the projects, achievements and successes carried out by the working party in the last financial year, and also provides an important snapshot of the work the VSTWP is involved in. Please advise us if you would like a printed version mailed to your address. 

 

 

Latest Tussock Times

Date Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 15:59

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 tussock and the important work that is being conducted in the community to fight this invasive plant. It aims to bring together information from stakeholders across Victoria and provides opportunities...

Tackling Tussock: Our Extension Programs

Date Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 15:03

Three Serrated Tussock Extension Officers are working in areas adjacent to  the serrated tussock containment zone providing expertise and support to landowners in the core infestation area who are challenged by serrated tussock infestations.

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Victorian Serrated Tussock Strategy

Date Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 11:14

 The Victorian Serrated Tussock Strategy 2012 - 2017, produced by the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party, in partnership with DEPI has a vision to control the spread of serrated tussock in Victoria to reduce the impacts on the economy, society and the environment.

A copy of the stratgy can be dowloaded from the Resources section of the website.