Animal Welfare Group Shelter Belt Project

The Anglican Parish of Gisborne Animal Welfare Group has received a Community Grant through the Macedon Ranges Shire Council for their agricultural Shelter Belt Project.

The Grant allows the Animal Welfare Group to provide a limited number of complimentary shelter belt packages (native tube stock) for livestock shelter provision and biodiversity recovery.

Orders are now being taken on the following species, which will be ready for planting in Autumn 2022:

Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle)
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle)
Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle)
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia)
Dodonaea viscosa (Wedge Leaf Hop Bush)
Eucalyptus aggregata (Black Gum)
Eucalyptus dives (Broad Leaf Peppermint)
Eucalyptus goniocalyx (Broad Leaf Box)
Eucalyptus laxteri (Brown Stringy Bark)
Eucalyptus macrorlyncha (Red Stringy Bark)
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box)
Eucalyptus obliqua (Messmate)
Eucalyptus ovata (Swamp Gum)
Eucalyptus radiata (Narrow Leaf Peppermint)
Eucalyptus rubida (Candlebark)
Eucalyptus tricarpa (Red Ironbark)
Eucalyptus viminalis (Manna Gum)
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Tea-Tree)
Pultenea daphnoides (Large Leaf Bush-Pea)

For further information or to receive an application form please contact Janine Mc Dougall at

Proudly supported by Macedon Ranges Shire Council.