29
Nov 2017

Climate Risk Workshop

Where: Dirranbandi and St George

Do you want to be better prepared for variable rainfall and temperatures? In just a few hours, you can learn the basics of assessing climate risk for the coming season.

QMDC, supported by GrazingFutures* and the University of Southern Queensland, invites you to hear from guest speakers:

  • Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Climate Scientist David McRae
  • Queensland Farmers’ Federation Project Manager Ross Henry  

About:

  • variability of the Australian climate
  • local examples of rainfall and temperature variability
  • how to interpret forecasting products
  • how to use forecasting as part of your property management planning
  • agricultural insurance - its use as a risk management tool

Cost: Free!  RSVP essential  for catering purposes.

Download the flyer here. 

Dirranbandi  
Civic Centre, Kirby St
Wednesday, 29 November, 9:00am to 12:30pm (lunch incl.)

St George
Merino Motel, 78 Victoria St 
Wednesday, 29 November, 5:30pm to 8:30pm (dinner incl.)

A complimentary lunch (at Dirranbandi) and dinner (at St George) follow each workshop.

RSVP by 27 November to: QMDC NRM Technical Officer Lachlan Marshall: M: 0427 056 443 or E: lachlanm@qmdc.org.au

* GrazingFutures is an initiative of the Queensland Government to improve drought preparedness and resilience for Queensland producers.

 

 

 

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