Workshops in Milparinka and Broken Hill area
26 May 2014
Landholders in the Broken Hill region will have access to free workshops in June, thanks to a partnership between Western Local Land Services and other agencies.
The two workshops are aimed at introducing local landholders to the staff of Western Local LandServices and other support organisations and provide strategies to in manage their land, stock,livelihoods and personal wellbeing in times of difficulty.
Stock consultant San Jolly will be guest speaker at both workshops, addressing the issue of
11 June, followed by a workshop at the Albert Hotel at Milparinka on Thursday 12 June.
Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Regional Vet, Greg Curran, will also give a presentation on
maintaining stock health and the spread of brucellosis in sheep.
informal and would provide a chance for people to seek a wide range of information about the
support available when they are faced with uncertain seasonal conditions.
during times of difficulty," Mr Gregory said.
thoughts so we can plan how best to deal with these challenges.
plans they need to put in place to cope in the future.
livestock management, grazing routes and advice on livestock health, nutrition and welfare.
best practice methods that are practical, achievable and cost efficient."
Worker will also be available to discuss financial assistance and maintaining wellbeing.
Wednesday 11 June, 10am to 3pm "Coombah Station", Broken Hill
(120 km south of Broken Hill on the Wentworth Road, opp Coombah Roadhouse)
Thursday 12 June, 10am to 3pm Albert Hotel, Milparinka
To register to attend a workshop and for directions to Coombah Station, call Fiona Harris on 02 6870 8627 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Media contact: Maree Barnes 02 6841 2749/0427 256814