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  • Local Govt focus for Green Card Training session

    Local Govt focus for Green Card Training session

    As part of its aim to deliver targeted Green Card Training, taoilored for specific audiences, the DWG will be holding Local Government Green Card Training on Friday 28th of April 2017 at the City of Melville Civic Centre. This is the first in our series of targeted Green Card Training sessions and stems from a need for a Green Card Training session that addresses management and hygiene requirements faced by local Government employees. Read more...
  • Discovering Dieback Program getting updated

    Discovering Dieback Program getting updated

    Its hard to believe its been more than 10 years the DWG and Armadale Primary School created the award winning Discovering Dieback Education Package and "Stop The Rot" was performed by year 6 students from Armadale Primary School for the first time before hundreds of spectators, winning the JRock competition and drawing much needed attention to the Phytophthora Dieback issue. This program was a point of pride for our late Chairman, Ian Colquhoun, and to date has educated more than 1200 school children and helped protect 100's of hectares of bushland. With funding awarded by the Western Australian Government's State NRM Program we are now able to update our program and expand the reach  of of program to greater encompass regional schools. Read more...