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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 House.

We were hosted by Attorney-General Hon Josh Teague, and discussed the importance that Landcare has to the communities and landscapes of South Australia. We heard from both Gerry Butler and Emma McInerney, talking about their work in community conservation and sustainable agriculture, respectively.

Peter Treloar MP and John Dawkins were presented with certificates to acknowledge the enormous support they have shown for Landcare in South Australia over the years.

In attendance were, Randall Shelton (Morialta Biolink Landcare), Patrick O’Connor (NLN Chair and LASA Management Committee member), Eleanor Pratt (LASA Executive Officer), Nick McBride MP (Member for McKillop), David Basham (Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development), Nick Crouch (Tennyson Dune Care Group), Geoff Brock MP (Member for Frome), Susan Close MP (SA Labor Party Deputy Leader), Hon Josh Teague MP (Attorney-General), Emma McInerney (Northern and Yorke Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator) and Paula Luethen MP (Member for King), Gerry Butler (LASA Treasurer and Life Member).

Back: Randall Shelton, Patrick O’Connor, Eleanor Pratt, Nick McBride MP, David Basham, and Nick Crouch.
Front: MP Geoff Brock, Susan Close MP, Hon Josh Teague MP, Emma McInerney, Paula Luethen MP, and Gerry Butler.
Gerry Butler, Eleanor Pratt, Emma McInerney and Geoff Brock MP.