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2022 National Landcare Conference – August 23- 25th, 2022, Sydney

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE, DARLING HARBOUR, SYDNEY TUESDAY 23rd – THURSDAY 25th AUGUST 2022 The National Landcare Conference is the largest knowledge sharing convention for the Landcare community. This national event brings together Landcare groups and volunteers, landholders and farmers, Indigenous…

General Jeffery Soil Health Award – 2022 Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 General Jeffery Soil Health Award. This award: Recognises, honours and celebrates an individual’s outstanding contribution to improving soil health through activities including: Undertaking good management practice on the ground and/or; Extending and/or communicating…

Landcare-led Bushfire Recovery Projects on Kangaroo Island

In September 2021, Landcare SA welcomed Deb Laver as the Bushfire Recovery Project Officer for Kangaroo Island (KI). Deb has been a KI resident for over 12 years, and her role is to assist the delivery and provide support to the…

Introducing LASA’s new Executive Officer

My name is Eleanor Pratt, and I am the new Executive Officer for the Landcare Association of South Australia (LASA). It is with great pleasure that I take on this role, as I have been aware of the great work…

Labor commit $1 million to support Landcare in SA

The Landcare Association of South Australia welcome the commitment made by the South Australian Labor Party on the 9th of November to support Landcare volunteer coordination in South Australia with $1 million if elected. This funding will be used to…

Parliamentary Friends of Landcare Dinner

On the 16th of November 2021, our new Executive Officer Eleanor Pratt and Treasurer and Life Member Gerry Butler along with a number of special guests, joined representatives from both the SA Labor and Liberal parties for dinner at Parliament…

Kanmantoo Callington Landcare Group – Caring for the Bremer River

The Kanmantoo-Callington Landcare Group had 23 people help plant along the Bremer River in Callington on Sunday 6th June as part of their World Environment Day celebrations. The group planted and guarded 150 local trees and bushes. This is the…

Landcare groups take action for World Environment Day

Landcare groups around SA worked together to put on events for World Environment Day on the 5th June. The Upper Torrens Landcare Group partnered with Conservation Volunteers Australia, 1300KOALAZ and local Lobethal land owners Hazel and Mick Grigg for a…

Barossa Bushgardens Celebrate 20 years

Barossa Bushgardens celebrated their 20th Anniversary on Sunday May 16th with an open day and Landcare forum at the Nuriootpa site. LASA partnered with the Bushgardens and the Barossa Council to present the event. About 300 people attended the day,…

Kersbrook Landcare Nursery Plant Sale – June 5th, 6th 2021

The Kersbrook Landcare Nursery Public Plant sale will be held at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on both June 5th and 6th 2021, with most tubestock priced at $2.50. A list of plants available at the sale will be on…

Community Nurseries – Powering on ground action for Landcare

Clayton Bay Nursery On Tuesday the 30th March 2021, former Executive Officer, Jim Mead visited the friendly folk at Clayton Bay Natural Environment Group and Nursery for their weekly working bee and morning tea. What a welcome! The good-natured banter…

Landcare welcomes $14 million for post-Black Summer bushfire recovery grants

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley today announced a landmark $14 million for Landcare-led bushfire recovery projects in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia. The funding will support landcare bushfire recovery projects in seven government…