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Farming Essentials - free weekly 6 part webinar series

Starts Wednesday, 14 February - weekly 6pm to 7.30pm via Zoom

Join the Victorian Farmers Federation's six part webinar series on the essential elements of farm ownership. Each session offers practical insights and expert advice to empower you on your farming journey. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to set the foundation for a successful, rewarding, and sustainable farming experience.

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Platypus with EnviroDNA

Saturday 2 March 10am-12 noon - Mt Beauty Neighbourhood Centre
Sunday 3 March 9.45am-12 noon - Nelson Mac Pavilion, Yackandandah Sports Park
Hosted by Kiewa Catchment Landcare Group

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Do you want to support native wildlife and biodiversity by helping to monitor platypus numbers?

Then come along and learn all about environmental DNA and how you can become a citizen scientist. Join KCLG and platypus ecologist Josh Griffiths for a presentation, morning tea and creek visit. 

Josh will discuss the major threats and conservation status of platypuses in Victoria and some of the research that has lead to their listing as Threatened.

In particular how the use of eDNA has revolutionised how we can monitor populations at scales never before achievable. Josh will also demonstrate how to collect an eDNA sample from the local creek.

ABARES Outlook 2024 conference

Tuesday 5 March 2024 - 9.30am to 11am

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Don't miss the ABARES Outlook Conference's stellar line-up for 'National and Global Economic Outlook.'

Discover the key drivers impacting Australian agriculture, fisheries, and forestry sectors.

Hosted by Kate Banville, join our esteemed keynote speakers for their insights and ask your pressing questions during the live Q&A.

Giving their insights will be:

  • Jared Greenville, Executive Director, Australian Bureau of Agricultural & Resource Economics & Sciences (ABARES)
  • Luci Ellis, Chief Economist, Westpac
  • Marion Jansen, Director Trade and Agriculture, OECD (virtual).

Ray Generate 2024

Tuesday 5 March to Friday 8 March
Phoenix Park Ballan Victoria

Designed with the challenges of modern farmers like you in mind, the Ray Generate event is more than just an educational event; it’s a catalyst igniting a transformation in how we view and interact with the enigma we tread upon daily – our precious soil. 

  • Presentations from the renowned Ray Archuleta, Darren Doherty, Garry Page, Jake Chandler, and other Soil Restoration Farming community members
  • Practical, hands-on learning opportunities
  • Round table discussions
  • Q and A sessions
  • Networking dinners
  • Campfire conversations
Information and registration details here

FRRR/Telstra Grantseeker Workshop

Tuesday 5 March 12 noon to 1pm, free webinar

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This workshop will present details of the Telstra Connected Communities Grant Program and an opportunity to discuss projects that meet the criteria for enhancing community resilience, sustainability and liveability with a particular focus on building digital capability to support communities embracing new technologies and new ways. You will receive practical grant writing tips and an opportunity to ask any questions that you have to build your knowledge and skills.

Targeted to support not-for-profit community groups and organisations across remote, rural and region Australia, the Telstra Connected Communities Grant Program offers grants of up to $10,000. The Program will support community led efforts that embrace new technology and improve digital literacy or digital capability that enhances social connection, supports equitable access to technology, increases cyber security, enables sustainable environmental practices or supports disaster preparedness.

Download the guidelines and check if your group is eligible: www.frrr.org.au/telstra


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