2019 WA State NRM and Coastal Conference. 1-4 October, ECU Joondalup

Linda Vernon

Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association

Linda Vernon

Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association

Biography

Linda Vernon is the Executive Officer of the Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association, she has worked with this Recognised Biosecurity Group since late 2017 to support them to provide a bottom up approach in their communities for shared responsibility and community led and coordinated control of declared pests. Prior to that she has worked in with many community groups on NRM activities in the West Australian Wheatbelt. Linda will share the experiences of the Central Wheatbelt Biosecurity Association and the Eastern Wheatbelt Biosecurity Group on how recognised biosecurity group (RBG) have bought landholders, Local Government and adjacent biosecurity groups together.