Media Appearances


Save our Citrus campaign

Save Our Citrus Melbourne Campaign

Save our Citrus Melbourne Campaign was founded in February 2015 to provide education and awareness about the pest Citrus Gall Wasp which is in plague proportions across Melbourne and Victoria.
The Save our Citrus Melbourne Campaign has been featured on a variety of media channels including radio, newspaper, magazine and television.

Timeline

 

Date

Channel 

Media

Title                      

Journalist/
Presenter

2015

Friday 20 March
Newspaper
The Northsider Newspaper
When life gives you lumpy lemons
Self written
Tuesday 12 July
 
Newspaper
Sunday Herald Sun

 

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/prune-it-or-lose-it-as-gall-wasps-threaten-citrus-trees/news-story/68ef23bb261533c0d49b72635264b15e

 

Prune it or lose it as gall wasps threaten citrus trees
Christopher Gillett
Tuesday 21 July
Newspaper
Preston Leader
‘What’s On’ section – Save our Citrus notice about educational talks
Preston Leader editorial
Friday 4 September
Newspaper
ABC News Online

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-04/save-our-citrus-group-campaigns-to-rescue-melbourne-lemon-trees/6749858

 

Save our citrus group campaigns to rescue Melbourne’s lemon trees from all wasp
Simon Leo Brown
Saturday 5 September
Radio
774 Saturday breakfast gardening show
Save our Citrus interview
Libbi Gorr and Andrew Laidlaw
Friday 11 September
Television
Channel Nine News

 

 

‘Buzz Kill’
Channel nine news desk

2016

Tuesday 19 January
Radio
98.7 RPP FM breakfast – local radio on the Mornington Peninsula
Save our Citrus interview
Heather and Michelle
Thursday 21 January
Magazine
Garden Drum Online Magazine

 

http://gardendrum.com/2016/01/21/the-squeeze-on-our-citrus-trees/

 

The big squeeze on our lemon trees
Self published
Saturday 5 March
Newspaper
The Weekend Australian Review

 

Notice in Flora section about Save our Citrus Melbourne
Helen Young
Tuesday 31 May
Newspaper
ABC News Online

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-31/save-our-citrus-videos-target-gall-wasps-prune-in-june/7454926

Save our citrus Melbourne fights gall wasp with Prune in June How to Videos
Simon Leo Brown
Tuesday 2 June
Radio
774 breakfast radio
Save our Citrus interview
Red Symons
Friday 3
June
Radio
3AW breakfast radio
Save our Citrus interview
Ross and John
Monday 1 August
Magazine
ABC Organic Gardener Magazine
Saving citrus
Self written
Monday 1 August
Magazine
ABC Organic Gardener Magazine
Citrus Gall Wasp – now is the time to deal with the damaging citrus gall wasp. Kaye Roberts-Palmer explains how

 

Self written
Monday 8 August
Radio
The Hungry Gardener Podcast

http://www.thehungrygardener.com.au/home/

 

Citrus Gall Wasp interview
Fabian Capomolla
Friday 26 August
Newspaper
Progress Leader Newspaper (Inner East)

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inner-east/save-our-citrus-melbourne-warns-gall-wasp-threaten-citys-lemon-trees/news-story/413e4ee56441ffa411522f66f441d98f

 

Save our Citrus Melbourne warns gall wasp threaten city’s lemon trees
Julie Hedjes and Jamie First
Friday 2 September
Radio
3WBC – 94.1fm

www.3wbc.org.au

 

Citrus Gall Wasp interview
Dougal Austin

 

Article on gall wasp

Article on gall wasp