Need help planning your weeds management program? This section of the website will help you connect with the relevant groups, authorities and professionals in your region.
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The State Botanical Collection at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria comprises a collection of approximately 1.5 million dried plant, algae and fungi specimens from all around the world. The majority of the collection is Australian, with a particular emphasis on the flora of Victoria. The collection is rich in historical specimens and foreign-collected specimens: about half of the specimens were collected before 1900, and one third were collected overseas.
Phone: (03) 9252 2300
Conservation Volunteers makes it easy for people to care for nature by volunteering on one of our many conservation projects across the country. Volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds and no prior skills or experience are required, and volunteer projects are available to suit your availability and particular interests.
P: 1800 032 501
Greening Australia work to solve bold and complex environmental problems through conservation on a massive scale, with programs and projects covering millions of hectares of land and protecting hundreds of native species. They aim to bring life to landscapes and restore balance to the natural environment in significant areas across Australia, from the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the cool island ark of Tasmania.
P: 1300 886 589
NSW DPI is one the largest providers of innovative and world class research on invasive weeds. Their work provides effective solutions that reduce the economic, environmental and social impacts of weeds. They use and develop cutting edge tools such as robotics, drones and detector dogs, as well as refining the more traditional approaches such as cultural, chemical and biological weed control.
Manager Invasive Species Research – Vertebrate Pest and Weeds Research Units
02 6391 3890
Research Leader, Weed Research Unit
02 6363 7845
CSIRO has a long and successful history of using biological control agents as a cornerstone of sustainable management programs for weeds of national significance, such as Paterson’s curse and prickly pear. You can view their current research program via the link.
P: 1300 363 400
Landcare Australia is the national not-for profit that works in partnership with multiple stakeholders to support the landcare community with funding and capacity building opportunities for on-ground projects. Landcare Australia develops campaigns to raise awareness of landcare to increase participation and to attract corporate and philanthropic support.
P: 1800 151 105
The Australian Association of Bush Regenerators was established in 1986, out of concern for the continuing survival and integrity of bushland and its dependent fauna. their aim is to promote the study and practice of ecological restoration, and foster and encourage effective management of natural areas by qualified people, based on sound ecological principles.