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Project coordinator Weed Biological Control (RnD4Profit-14-01-040) 2017-2023

Project start date: 01 October 2015
Project end date: 30 September 2018
Publication date: 30 September 2018
Livestock species: Sheep, Goat, Lamb, Grassfed cattle, Grainfed cattle


​The project provided support to the Program Manager Sustainable Feedbase Resources by assisting in the efficient and effective administration and implementation of the delivery of all aspects of the project to contribute to the management of the Weed Biocontrol Project (WBC).

From March 2017, to September 2018 the consultant performed tasks to the following Objectives:

  • Coordinated preparation of new or related contracts
  • Collating sub project reports into a compiled report fro submission to the Federal government
  • With the research teams, develop the draft communication and evaluation logframes and progress implementation
  • Managing project financials, processing milestones  and recommendations to MLA
  • Managing and maintaining all information relating to the project/s (contracts, invoices, milestone reports)
  • Write timely and high quality reports for the program
  • Manage the monitoring and reporting of progress against project milestones and budgets.
  • Coordinate the preparation of new or related contracts

Specific tasks completed included:

  • Commenced collation of project collaborators for all sub-projects
  • Devising a reporting template for research reports
  • Review and ensure any  amendments project completed to inform the MLA status reports for Department of Agriculture
  • Preparation, drafting and liaising with graphic designer for project infographics
  • Coordination of development of communication materials (and approval by the Federal Government)
  • Final report coordination and review
  • Project administrative task with the 8 sub projects

Linked projects B.WBC.0001; B.WBC.0020; B.WBC.0030; B.WBC.0040; B.WBC.0050; B.WBC.0060; B.WBC.0070; B.WBC.0080; B.WBC.0090