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The President’s Report for 2023 from outgoing President Tony Auld is now available to view online.

Contained within are details of all of the significant projects which have been undertaken in collaboration with our partner organisations this year, including:

  • Our work on Myrtle Rust, particularly safe custody projects for Native Guava and Scrub Turpentine, including the production of 3 videos on Myrtle Rust.
  • Establishing a pilot project to coordinate recovery of Queensland’s threatened plants.
  • Preventing extinction of Victoria’s threatened flora.
  • Holding a Flora After Fire Symposium, the inaugural Australasian Myrtle Rust Conference, and a Plant Translocation Workshop.
  • Publishing a paper on Ex situ germplasm collection in Plants, People, Planet journal.
  • Sharing the endorsed Healthy Seeds Roadmap.
  • and many more…

Tony has also highlighted the important work carried out by our project managers Amelia Martyn Yenson, Chantelle Doyle and Jason Halford over the past year, along with Outreach Delegate Bob Makinson, as well as office staff Jo Lynch, Richie Southerton and volunteer Robert Hawes. He also took the opportunity to thank the members of our committee who are finishing their terms.

See the full President’s Report 2023 here.