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About the course

Australian plague locust is the most economically important locust species in Australia. This self-paced short course will help Victorian landholders identify and manage Australian plague locusts on their land.

What you’ll learn 

This course will assist you in identifying, reporting and controlling Australian plague locusts.

  • The importance of controlling locusts
  • How to identify locusts and differentiate them from crickets and katydids
  • The Australian Plague Locust lifecycle and behaviour
  • How to report an Australian Plague Locust
  • Responsibilities for managing locusts.

Course content

The course contains 1 module.


You will need to ‘Sign In’ to the Agriculture Victoria Learning Management System. If you are not already a member, then you will need to sign up and create a new account.

For help with the Agriculture Victoria Learning Management System please contact [email protected].

delivery method

Online Virtual training conducted entirely through digital platforms, allowing participants to learn remotely.

course provided by

Agriculture Victoria

Course Length

30 mins




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