Western Local Region e-newsletter
Western Local Land Services produces a regular e-newsletter to keep landholders and interested stakeholders up to date with events and activities.
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March 2018 - the draft Western Regional Pest Animal Plan goes out for public consultation, landholders and community members urged to apply for funding, important animal health advice from our vets and just over two weeks to submit your photos for the Life and Light Photo Competition.
February 2018 - the 2018 Life and Light Photo Comp has been launched, great advice from our vets regarding zoonotic diseases, monitoring traps installed in the Sunraysia area to ensure area is free of pests and reminder for landholders to pay their rates.
January 2018 - livestock producers are being reminded to look after their stock during the summer months, a new film series showcasing the Western region is released and landholders have a great opportunity to give feedback to Western LLS on their services.
December 2017 - the results are in for the 2017 Regional Landholder survey and 2017 Aboriginal Community survey, landholders warned to look out for plants and weeds emerging following recent rain that can cause illness to stock and two new staff members join the Western Local Land Services team.
November 2017 - hear all about our spring wild dog baiting program, important advice from our vets regarding supplementary feeding, a new vet joins Western LLS and Aboriginal sites near Brewarrina protected following fencing and erosion control works.
October 2017 - final chance for landholders to express interest in weeds funding, landholders reminded to get biosecurity plan in place to meet new requirements and new community advisory groups selected to represent the Western region.
September 2017 - Gilgunnia cluster fence draws a large crowd for open day, landholders come out in droves to attend biosecurity workshop series, new funding available to manage priority weeds and meet our new vet Hannah Williams.
August 2017 - A total of 24 biosecurity workshops will be held throughout the Western region from early September, winners of the Life and Light Photo Competition announced and save the date for our upcoming Gilgunnia Cluster Fence open day and tour.
July 2017 - expressions of interest for our Local Community Advisory Groups is fast approaching, important information about on-farm biosecurity workshops that are planned for September and landholders get great benefit from attending recent erosion control and plant identification workshops.
June 2017 - our vets provide an important update on Johne's disease and cattle producers need to have a biosecurity plan, the results are in with regards to our autumn wild dog program and the regional landholder survey has been mailed out to all landholders.
May 2017 - great entries coming in for the Life and Light Photo Competition, autumn wild dog offensive is well underway and our vets encourage all landholders to test their rams for Ovine Brucellosis.
April 2017 - the 2017 Life and Light Photo Competition has launched, local schools and community assist Western Local Land Services with stocking of the lower Murray river and coming to a mailbox near you...the Regional Landholder Survey!
March 2017 - landholders get great value from sheep nutrition and breeding workshop, a new strain of rabbit virus released across the Western region and our vets advise on what supplements your livestock really need.
February 2017 - landholders need to be on the lookout for humpy back, nominations open for Local Land Services elections and the recent series of wild dog and fox control workshops prove popular and beneficial for landholders.
January 2017 - recent workshops for landholders, why you should be carrying an emergency kit for your stock and what can we do to help you tackle pest animals?
December 2016 - winners of the Life and Light in the Western Region photo competition announced, strong attendance at a number of field days and workshops, some recent funding announcements and much more in this month's edition.
October/November 2016 - new District Vets for the Western region; wet weather unleashes mosquitoes, worms and flies; an Australian first bioherbicide trial to tackle mesquite; and an update on field days, workshops and events.
August/September 2016 - annual land and stock returns reminder; photo competition; worm advice; events and training opportunities
June/July 2016 - annual land and stock returns; land management and conservation reforms; events and training opportunities
April/May 2016 - property planning workshop; pest animal review feedback opportunity; new Landcare coordinators
February 2016 - incentives funding; managing mesquite; predator program; upcoming events
December 2015 - managing mesquite; training opportunities; 2015 photo competition; building a regional food industry
October 2015 - new structure; small land management grants; rangelands carbon conference
August 2015 - Spring pest animal program, photo competition, Dijoe field day, incentives update, NRM spatial hub
July 2015 - funding EOI reminder, free bus trip to Charleville, animal management news
May 2015 - new funding opportunities, animal management news, field day dates
April 2015 - animal management news, positive start for advisory group members, Pooncarie field day
February 2015 - two new rangers, call for advisory group members, wild dog baiting campaign
December 2014 - new structure, advisory group chairs, workshops dates and Christmas hours
October 2014 - grant application video tips, budget update and pest management tips
September 2014 - free training courses, incentives programs, sheep health statements
July 2014 - Board update, rates notices, pest management fund, photo competition