December 20, 2019
The detection of plant pests can impact everyone in different ways, and everyone can contribute to protecting our country from exotic pests and diseases that may impact out environment, agricultural industries and communities.
These two courses meet the same objectives but from the perspective of two different target groups. Both courses were released in 2019, are free, take around 15 minutes each to complete and there is no assessment. Once you are registered as a BOLT user, you can simply read the information.
Focussing on a grower’s role in reporting and responses, this short course provides information on how to report and what may happen after the grower does. This course includes the responsibilities of governments and industries in the early part of a pest incursion and aims to provide growers with a better understanding of reporting and responding to plant pests that may be a biosecurity threat and covers:
Targeted at researchers who might come in contact with new or unusual plant pests in Australia, this short course was developed to fill a gap in biosecurity training for this audience. It aims to provide researchers with a better understanding of reporting and responding to plant pests that may be a biosecurity threat and covers information including:
You can enrol and complete the course on the BOLT website.
If you have any questions or feedback about the course email the PHA Training team at BOLT@phau.com.au