20 acre block beside the reservoir at Barry’s Reef

This block was acquired by Central Highlands Water in anticipation of a cancelled scheme to sewer Blackwood and Barry’s Reef. The block is choked with multiple weeds including Gorse, Broom, Blackberry and Holly. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.4580653621576, 144.28907990455366 Reported to Central Highlands Water on June…

Greenhills Rd

Along the sides and back of the cleared land near the nursery. Woody weeds infestation. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.50397242241509, 144.29327487945642 Reported to DELWP at the May 14, 2020 Blackwood Weeds Forum. DELWP response: As at June 24, 2020, DELWP was applying for funding for a…

Dales Creek boundary

A large area around the entire township. Woody weed infestation which is threatening the Wombat State Forest. Mapping co-ordinates (but extending both north and south): -37.521163278929514, 144.29752349853197 Reported to DELWP at May 14, 2020 Blackwood Weeds Forum. DELWP response: As at June 24, 2020…

Corner of New Sultan Mine Track and Dave’s Gully Track

A cross-roads of four-wheel-drive tracks. Heavy, mature infestation of Gorse. Several hundred square metres in size. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.461437834321295, 144.28924083709902 Reported to DELWP at 2020 Blackwood Weeds Forum, May 14, 2020. Response received on June 24, 2020: “This spot at Poverty Point and Daves…

Simmons Reef Rd

Between Quicks Rd and the Garden of St Erth, both sides. Cape Broom/Gorse. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.47172463798666, 144.2959141731322 Notified Shire of Moorabool on June 21, 2020. On July 11, 2020 Moorabool natural resource management officer Tom Miller wrote in response: “From here, I’ll do some…

Skinners Rd

Weeds are worse towards the Simmons Reef Rd end Cape Broom/ Holly/Gorse infestation both sides of road. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.47459413118817, 144.3016862869328 Notified Shire of Moorabool on June 21, 2020 On July 11, 2020 Moorabool natural resource management officer Tom Miller wrote in response: “From…

Bates Road

Almost the whole road – both sides Broom and Gorse infestation on both sides of road throughout. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.47392998529062, 144.31361675261965 Notified Shire of Moorabool on June 21, 2020 On July 11, 2020 Moorabool natural resource management officer Tom Miller wrote in response: “From…

Old Golden Point Rd

Opposite Bates Rd Very heavy Blackberry and Gorse infestation. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.4759436915308, 144.31121349334194 Notified Shire of Moorabool on June 21, 2020. On July 11, 2020 Moorabool natural resource management officer Tom Miller wrote in response: “From here, I’ll do some inspections to confirm the…

Golden Point Rd

Beyond the intersection with North Blackwood Rd Very heavy infestation of Gorse and Broom leading from intersection     through to the Watering Hole and the land adjacent. Also areas of Broom infestation leading from Caravan Park towards Ye Old Royal Mail. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.47527530033821,…

Thurgoods Lane Barry’s Reef

(Specifically, 21 Thurgoods Lane) Gorse, Periwinkle and Blackberry. These weeds are generally present along the whole roadside, but are more prevalent near 21 Thurgoods Lane. Mapping co-ordinates: -37.45384104105295, 144.29418683051088 Notified Shire of Moorabool on June 21, 2020. On July 11, 2020 Moorabool natural resource…