Queensland Fruit Fly for Home Gardeners - Online


The Queensland Fruit Fly (QFly) has arrived in Melbourne and could impact your fruit or veggie harvest this season.

This webinar is for the home gardener and will introduce you to:

  • QFly and its life cycle
  • How it could impact your edible garden
  • How to minimise the risk of it visiting your garden
  • What to do if it does make a home in your crop

This is a free online (Zoom) event.

Proudly brought to you as part of Nillumbik Shire Council’s annual Spring Outdoors program in conjunction with Manningham and Banyule councils.


  • Richard Rowe: Environmental Educator at Edendale Farm and SGA
  • Bronwyn Koll: Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator - Yarra Valley
  • Stephanie Orive: Land Management Officer - Nillumbik Shire Council

What you will learn

  • QFly identification
  • Simple actions to keep QFly away from your crop
  • What to do if you have QFly in you crop

What to bring

  • Inquiring mind

What you will get

  • Handout

What to wear

  •  Webinar Casual

Appropriate for

  • home gardeners, cooks, environmentally concerned


This is a free workshop but bookings are essential.

If you have accessibility requirements please contact edendale@nillumbik.vic.gov.au to discuss

Book online at We Teach Me

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  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021 | 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM


This is an online interactive event using Zoom.
Upon registration you will receive a link to the event via email. You will also receive a reminder closer to the day via email.
You will need to download the Zoom App.
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