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Victoria Division Lunch Meeting

Tue 04 Jun 2019 @12 noon - 1.30pm AEST

Biological Control of Weeds & Invertebrate Pests

Dr Raelene Kwong, Senior Research Scientist, Invertebrate & Weed Sciences, Agriculture Victoria (Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions). She leads Victoria’s R&D programs on the biological control of weeds and invertebrate pests. She is the current President of the Weed Society of Victoria. After 15 years in the field of biological control, including a year in Darwin where she set up the Weed Warriors program, involving indigenous communities rearing Salvinia weevils. On her return studied and obtained her PhD through La Trobe University in 2016. Raelene’s presentation will provide an overview of the science behind biological control with emphasis on current research being undertaken by Agriculture Victoria.

The Venue: Elgin Inn Hotel,

                   75 Burwood Road,

                   Hawthorn, 1st Floor. 


Purchase your food and drink requirements downstairs then head upstairs.

RSVP: Friday 31 May 2019.

Contact Bill Lewis: M 0417 146 800, Text or


Alternatively join by Webinar. Contact Bill for the Webinar Link.



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