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Tussock Times: Autumn 2017 Edition Now Availiable

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
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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...

VSTWP popular at Landcare Conference

Date Published: Monday, October 3, 2016 - 12:58

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) had an informative and educational two days at the National Landcare Conference late September 2016, with many landowners and managers attending the stall to learn how to identify and...

VSTWP renew extension projects: 2016/2017

Date Published: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 13:13

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) have commenced three new extension projects for 2016 around the Inverleigh, Ballan and Gisborne South regions, covering nearly 15,000 hectares of land across Victoria. Extension Officers from the VSTWP will...

Landcare grants available for field days

Date Published: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:14

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...

ID brochure available in multiple languages

Date Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:32

The VSTWP are happy to announce that the popular Serrated Tussock Identification Brochure is now availiable in six languages other than english. 

The brochure shows landowners how to identify the features of serrated tussock step by step and has many images depicting the identifying features of the plant. Serrated tussock can often by mis-identified and looks...