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Welcome to the Growing Southern Gippsland website. 

This website is currently in development. We anticipate that Growing Southern Gippsland website will become live in April 2020. In the meantime this web page has been developed to include some basic information to keep you up to date on the projects progress. This includes project video updates, a calendar of events, project partner website links, social media links and a register your interest web form. We encourage you to register your interest and visit us again in April 2020 when the full website becomes live.


Watch our project video below:

GROWING SOUTHERN GIPPSLAND- THE WHY? from Bass Coast Landcare Network on Vimeo.


Calendar of Events

Oct 2019

Events in October 2019

Wednesday 23rd | Pathogens, parasites and pesky pests- Biosecurity threats in a changing climate.

You are invited along to this exciting field day on biosecurity in a changing climate and its impacts on agriculture in Southern Gippsland. 


Field day topics include:


  • Biosecurity planning, farm hygiene, current and future pathogens and parasites
  • New and emerging pest plants as a biosecurity threat
  • Integrated pest management in a changing climate, a horticulture enterprise case study
  • Good and bad soil biology and what to expect in a changing climate
  • Liver Fluke and the ‘on farm’ warning signs

Date:    Wednesday October 23rd, 2019

Time:    10am for registration, finish time at 2.30pm.

            Morning tea and lunch provided.      

            Look out for the Landcare event signs.


Venue:   Morning session-    Kernot Community Hall.  

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             Afternoon session- Property of local dairy farmer,  Andy Thomas.

            Google maps link-

RSVP is essential! To register please visit:


For details, call the Bass Coast Landcare Network Office on 5678 2335.

Location: Kernot Community Hall- 1060 Loch-Kernot Rd, Kernot VIC 3979
Contact: Joel Geoghegan | Phone: 03 5678 2335


Our project collaboration partners:

Bass Coast Landcare Network


RMIT University


Federation University Australia


Bass Coast Shire Council


South Gippsland Landcare Network


Victorian State Government and the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Innovation


This project is a collaboration between the Bass Coast Landcare Network, RMIT University, Federation University Australia, Bass Coast Shire Council and the South Gippsland Landcare Network through funding from the Victorian State Government and the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Innovation.



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Register Your Interest


Select from the list of 'topics of interest' below relating to sustainable agriculture and agriculture adaptation to climate change those that are of interest to you:

Climate change
Water management
Soil health
Pests and weeds
Peer to peer learning
Digital technology
Enterprise planning
Carbon farming
Soil Carbon sequestration
Carbon accounting




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