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Phascogale talk on Thursday 3 May 2018 in Maldon

Posted on 30 April, 2018 by Tanya Loos

Did you know that Duans wag their tails when excited and purr when they sleep?

Duan is the Dja Dja Wurrung name for the Brush-tailed Phascogale.

Come along to a free public talk to learn about the secrets of the Brush-tailed Phascogale. Hear about a new project using chainsaws to create artificial nesting sites for the threatened Brush-tailed Phascogale in central Victoria.

William Terry from Southern Cross University will  present his local research into this fascinating species – Managing the impacts from development and urbanisation on the Brush-tailed Phascogale in the modified landscape of central Victoria.

When: Thursday 3 May from 7 to 8 pm
Where: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Church and Edwards Streets, Maldon.
Bookings are not required.

Makarrata Garden Tarrangower is a community engaged sculpture project to research habitat of Powerful Owl and Duan, and to educate ourselves about the history of Dja Dja Wurrung people and celebrate their living culture. Makarrata is a complex Yolngu word describing a process of conflict resolution, peacemaking and justice. For more information on this project, see

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