DPIRD Client Online Training

Welcome to DPIRD's Client Online Training site. This site provides courses prepared by DPIRD for clients.

The list of available courses are shown below. These can be accessed directly by clicking on the course title. You can also click on the links above to see the available selection of courses in each category.

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Available courses

The purpose of this course is to provide the landholder with all the essential information regarding roles and responsibilities for using and managing Strychnine for wild dog control.Information is in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Safe Use and Management of Strychnine.

This course outlines the Approved User's responsibilities for using and managing 1080.

It should be completed with reference to the Code of Practice for the Safe Use and Management of Registered Pesticides containing 1080, PAPP and Strychnine (April 2018).

Compulsory on-line training for those seeking to become authorised users of RHDV1-K5, a restricted chemical product containing rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus.

This course is designed for Industry representatives working in a control Centre during a Biosecurity response.  This e-learning package will give you an introduction to emergency response and provide key information to assist you in carrying out a role/function at a control centre (local or state).

African acacias form dense thorny thickets, reducing agricultural productivity and loss of native habitat. Click here to discover how to identify and report African acacias and to obtain downloadable training material.


Apple of Sodom forms dense prickly patches in pastures, crowding out useful plants and restricting stock movementClick here to find out how to identify and report apple of Sodom and to obtain downloadable training material.

Arum lily is toxic to livestock and invades pastures. Click here to find out how to identify and report arum lily and to obtain downloadable training material.


Bathurst burr is toxic to livestock and the burrs reduce the value of wool and cause problems for shearers. Click here to discover how to identify and report Bathurst burr and download training material. 

Branched broomrape parasitises a wide range of crops and pastures causing significant yield and production losses. Click here to discover how to identify and report branched broomrape and to obtain training material.


Cape tulip is extremely toxic particularly for cattleClick here to discover how to identify and report Cape tulip and to obtain downloadable training material.

Cotton bush invades pastures, forms large dense thickets and is toxic. Click here to find out how to identify and report cotton bush and download training material.


Creeping knapweed is a deep rooted perennial that can reduce crop yields and is toxic to livestock. Click here to discover how to identify and report creeping knapweed and to obtain downloadable training material.

Doublegee infests crops and pastures, can be toxic to livestock and its woody fruits can damage the feet of livestock. Click here to discover how to identify and report doublegee and to obtain downloadable training material.

Gorse invades pastures, roadsides and disturbed areas forming impenetrable two metre high prickly thickets. Click here to discover how to identify and report gorse and to obtain downloadable training material.

Blackberry invades pastures, riverbanks and creeklines, forming dense thickets. Click here to discover how to identify and report early blackberry and to obtain downloadable training material.

Hoary cress is very competitive, and can invade pastures, grain crops and horticultural crops. Click here to find out how to identify and report hoary cress and download training material.


Horsetail is difficult to control and toxic to livestock and can inhibit other plant growth. Click here to find out how to identify and report horsetail and to obtain downloadable training material.

Kochia infests many different crops, it develops multi-herbicide resistance and can be toxic to livestock. Click here to discover how to identify and report kochia and download training material.


Nodding thistle invades pastures reducing carrying capacity. Click here to discover how to identify and report nodding thistle and to obtain downloadable training material.

Paterson's curse is competitive in crops, invades pastures and is toxic to livestock particularly horses. Click here to discover how to identify and report Paterson's curse and to obtain downloadable training material.

Perennial thistle invades and out-competes pastures, broadacre crops and horticultural crops. Click here to discover how to identify and report perennial thistle and to obtain downloadable training material.

Purple flowered devil's claw form woody fruits that interfere with harvesting and can cause damage to machinery and livestock. Click here to discover how to identify and report Purple flowered devil's claw and to obtain downloadable training material.

Ragwort is competitive with pasture species, difficult to control, poisonous to livestock and if eaten by cows produces tainted milk. Click here to discover how to identify and report ragwort and to obtain downloadable training material.

Silverleaf nightshade invades crops, causes yield losses and reduces pasture carrying capacity. Click here to discover how to identify and report silverleaf nightshade and to obtain downloadable training material.

Skeleton weed reduces grain crop yields and its wiry green stems interfere with harvesting. Click here to find out how to identify and report skeleton weed and obtain training material.


Three horned bedstraw is a competitive climbing plant that can form dense tangled clumps in cropsClick here to find out how to identify and report three horned bedstraw and to obtain downloadable training material.

Wheel cactus spines damage livestock and wildlife. It forms dense thickets over thousands of hectares reducing available land for primary production. Click here to discover how to identify and report wheel cactus and obtain training material.