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2 April, 2020

Jobs:
Negotiable | QLD | NSW | ACT | VIC | NT

Other:
Scholarships | Boards | Other
Quiz* new this week

Negotiable
1 - Chief Executive Officer, Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia, $130k, location negotiable *
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2 - Calling all Vegetation Technicians (multiple opportunities, immediate start), Biodiversity Australia, Townsville, Queensland *
3 - Calling all Ecologists (multiple opportunities, immediate start), Biodiversity Australia, Townsville, Queensland *
4 - Calling all Fauna Spotters (multiple opportunities, immediate start), Biodiversity Australia, Townsville, Queensland *
5 - Reserve Manager - Pullen Pullen and Edgbaston Reserves, Bush Heritage Australia, Longreach
6 - Field Officer (Identified Position) - Arid Riverine, Bush Heritage Australia, Longreach
7 - Bush Regenerators (Supervisors & Specialists), Oxley Creek Catchment Association, Brisbane *
8 - Get Dirty - Plant Plants, Dirty Planting, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
- top - New South Wales
9 - Environment Officer, Transport for NSW, $111-120k, Dubbo *
10 - Regional Policy and Program Manager, Hunter Joint Organisation, $120-130k, Thornton *
11 - Silviculture and Fire Coordinator, Forestry Corporation of NSW, Bombala
12 - Office Administrator, Forestry Corporation of NSW, Bombala
13 - Haulage and Sales Coordinator, Forestry Corporation of NSW, Bombala
14 - Environment Officers - Princes Highway Upgrade (x2), Transport for NSW, $111-120k, Wollongong *
15 - Botanist, AMBS Ecology & Heritage Pty Ltd, Sydney
16 - Field Botanist, AMBS Ecology & Heritage Pty Ltd, Sydney
17 - Get Dirty - Plant Plants, Dirty Planting, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
- top - Australian Capital Territory
18 - Project Officer - Aboriginal Identified Position, Ginninderry Conservation Trust, Canberra *
19 - Get Dirty - Plant Plants, Dirty Planting, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
- top - Victoria
20 - Envite Drought Relief NRM Coordinator, Workways Australia / Envite Environment, Bairnsdale *
21 - Botanist, GHD, Melbourne
22 - Get Dirty - Plant Plants, Dirty Planting, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
- top - Northern Territory
23 - Anthropologist (Plenty Region), Central Land Council, $71-88k, Alice Springs
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Scholarships
24 - PhD scholarship: Ecology of Aboriginal food plants (Dja Dja Wurrung Country), La Trobe Uni, Melbourne
25 - PhD scholarship: Mapping Historic Aboriginal Food Production (Dja Dja Wurrung), La Trobe Uni, Melbourne
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26 - Steering Committee: Pasture Info. Network - Agri-best Practice for Dryland Graziers, NRM South, Tasmania *
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Other
27 - Automatic weed control tracking and reporting, with the STA logger
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The NRMjobs Quiz
This week's theme: 'Viruses'
1. What viral disease escaped from quarantine on Wardang Island in South Australia in the spring of 1995?
2. What is the devastating viral disease Psittacine Circovirus Disease more commonly known as? (bonus point - what group of species does it infect?).
3. In the summer of 1950/51, three prominent Australian scientists injected themselves with live myxoma virus, to demonstrate that myxomatosis was harmless to humans. Who were they? (one point for each)
4. What was the main symptom of a viral epidemic which swept through kangaroo populations in several States between April 1994 and July 1996?
5. What virus is named after the Brisbane suburb where it was first documented as jumping species into humans in 1994? (bonus point - what Australian species is the native reservoir of the virus?).
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