The Dieback Working Group has a variety of training courses that they run. Many are offered free through funded projects but consultant training can often be arranged.

The types of training include:

Green Card Hygiene planners & practioners

Impact, biology, spread

Disease management inc Hygiene policy, procedures & equipment

Phosphite Treatment Phosphite Operators

 Safe chemical handling

Strategic phosphite treatment

Phosphite treatment monitoring

Phytophthora Dieback
General Communnity  Impact, biology, spread & management overview
Phytophthora Dieback
Basic Training  
Phytophthora managers e.g. LGAs

 Impact, biology, spread,

Management tactics: risk assessment, interpretation & mapping, hygiene management planning, phosphite treatment

Phosphite Treatment Days

Phosphite treatment days are also run by the DWG Project Officers and Local DWGs. These provide an opportunity for the public to help protect important bushland reserves from Phytophthora Dieback. These will be advertised in the Latest News section, in our calender of events and newsletters.

Group Talks

Our Project Officers are happy to talk for any kind of group about this devastating plant disease, after all, awareness raising is one of our primary objectives. The content and style can be altered to suit any particular group type and time-frame. Our community speakers will do their best to ensure that by the end of the talk your group is engaged about this disease and aware of their part to play in tackling it.

To organise someone to speak for your group, please contact coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are able to provide our own laptop computer and projector as well as handout information.