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Learning partnership protects threatened species A LAND management program on the Mornington Peninsula is not only helping to control weeds and pests – it’s also imparting cultural knowledge and providing certified training for indigenous participants. The Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management course is in its final weeks and is being run through Holmesglen TAFE as part of a partnership between Trust for Nature, the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority and the Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation and Wurundjeri Land Council. The course involves field-based assessments where students work with 10 landholders on the peninsula who have Trust for Nature protective covenants. Their properties cover a total of 100 hectares and are recognised as important habitat for a number of threatened species of plants and animals, including leafy greenhood, common dunnart, swamp skink, powerful owl, Australasian bittern and communities such as swamp scrub and coastal moonah woodland. Trust for Nature’s Ben Cullen said the training was enriching for everyone involved: “It’s a really new concept where we can help landholders manage their properties and hear from Traditional Owners about their cultural knowledge while the Traditional Owners receive training and employment,” he said. “We’re focusing on controlling the larger weed issues such as sweet pittosporum, blackberry and boneseed which will increase native habitat for DECKING T/Pine 70x22 KD ACQ ........................... $2.40mt T/Pine 90x22 KD ACQ ........................... $3.05mt T/Pine 140x22 KD ACQ ......................... $6.25mt Merbau 70x19 Random ........................ $4.40mt Merbau 90x19 Random ........................ $5.95mt Merbau 140x22 Random .................... $13.95mt

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Gardens designed to be admired A FESTIVAL showcasing the work of some of Victoria’s leading professional garden designers is coming to the Mornington Peninsula on 17-18 November. Garden DesignFest will display gardens by Clint Leaver, at 1 Gilels Way, Balnarring Beach, Rick Eckersley and Myles Broad (Musk Cottage at 371 Musk Creek Road, Flinders), Kate Seddon (8 Ocean View Avenue, Red Hill South) and Nathan Burkett (6 Foord Lane, Dromana). The gardens will be open 10am5pm on each day. They are among 29 hand-picked, private gardens across Melbourne and the peninsula created by high profile designers. Bus tours to selected gardens are also available by visiting gardendesignfest.com.au/bus-tour/ Garden DesignFest is a fundraising event managed by the Rotary clubs of Kew, Brighton North and Central Melbourne in support of End Trachoma by 2020. Visit: gardendesignfest.com.au

Prostate the topic opportunity for Bunurong people to be back out managing Bunurong landscapes again, preserving cultural practices that have been ongoing for more than 40,000 years. Caring for Country is what our ancestors did and this allows us to continue to do that today.” Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority’s regional indigenous facilitator Rhys Collins hopes the project will continue beyond this year. “Certified

the wildlife.” The program is an example of two-way learning: landholders, teachers and staff learn about traditional knowledge, while indigenous students learn about practical land care techniques, such as flora identification and threatened species. It also provides employment for indigenous people in their local area. Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation CEO Dan Turnbull said: “This program has provided a great

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training and employment are critical to increasing participation of indigenous people working on country in the greater Melbourne area and in Traditional Owners achieving their land management aspirations.”

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Two-way learning: Wurundjeri man Damien Nicholson and Rhys Collins from the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority. Picture: Supplied

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‘YOU and your prostate’ is the subject of a free talk by urologist George Koufogiannis to be held at Frankston RSL Veterans Room, 183 Cranbourne Road, 10.15am, Thursday 29 November. Spaces are limited at the talk which is being presented by Frankston District Prostate Support Group and sponsored by Boston Scientific. Morning tea will be provided. All are welcome. Details: 0407 817996.

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