May 2018

Weed and Rabbit Management Field Day

Where: Maryvale Crown Hotel

Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm followed by lunch.

Join the Southern Downs Regional Council and the Queensland Murray-Darling Committee (QMDC) to discuss rabbit control and weed management in the Maryvale district.

Guest speakers:

  • Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board Inspector, Mark Ridge
  • USQ Research Fellow, Dr David Berman
  • JB Weed Consulting and Training weed control expert, John Barker


  • what is the risk of rabbits to your property
  • how to identify where rabbits are breeding
  • control techniques
  • legal obligations for landholders.
  • How to best control local weed species such as boxthorn, tree pear, privets, lantana, Chilean needle-grass, green cestrum and firethorn including chemicals and most effective
  • control techniques

Download the flyer here. 

RSVP essential via

QMDC's Holly Hosie on 0428 738 559 or hollyh@qmdc.org.au

This workshop is brought to you by Southern Downs Regional Council with the support of QMDC, and funded by the Queensland Government Feral Pest Initiative.

Toowoomba Office

127b Campbell Street (corner of Campbell and Bellevue)

PO Box 6243 Toowoomba West QLD 4350

P (07) 4637 6200 F (07) 4632 8062 E info@qmdc.org.au