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Queensland South West Reference Group

  • The 'Grow Me Instead' (GMI) project was first initiated by the Nursery and Garden Industry of NSW & ACT (NGINA) as a voluntary partnership with its member nurseries to encourage the removal from production and sale of plants known to be invasive in the natural environment.
  • The original Grow Me Instead Queensland project was supported by funding from
Caring for our Country Australian Government NRM Team
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Ph 1800 552008 (Toll Free)
  • Special thanks go to Grow Me Instead project coordinator Barry Naylor (NGIQ) and project manager John McDonald (Nursery Industry Development Manager NGIQ).
  • Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland would like to acknowledge the people who generously contributed their time and expertise and who provided a wealth of information towards the establishment of Grow Me Instead information for this website. Special thanks go to the members of the two regional Grow Me Instead Committees in Charleville and Toowoomba:
  Diane Akers
Pippa Bagshaw
Hayley Bannerman
Janet Barker
Brady Cumming
Victoria Haig
Craig Hunter
Rodney Kerr
Nita Lester
Peter MacQueen
Craig Magnussen
Meredith Richters
Sandy Robertson
Brian Sams
Andrew Schmidt
Diana Sheinberg
Karen Tully
Joan Wilkinson
Lass O'Gowrie Gardens
South West NRM
Ausplant Nursery
South West NRM
Biosecurity Queensland
Griffith University
Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE
Biosecurity Queensland
True Blue Garden Centre
Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE
South West NRM
Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens
Mulga Solutions
Myall Park Botanic Gardens
  • Nursery & Garden Industry Australia through it’s National GMI Committee - Delwyn Thomas (Project Manager), Robert Prince (Chief Executive Officer NGIA), Anthony Kachenko (National Environmental and Technical Policy Manager) and Robert Chin (NGIV).
  • The Blue Mountains City Council for providing the section on controlling weeds. For further information and additional resources please contact (02) 4780 5000.
  • The many people and organisations who contributed photographs used in this website.
NGIQ Website for Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland
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