Landcare in a Box

Landcare in a Box provides Landcare and other community groups with a comprehensive toolbox of:

Landcare in a Box is an initiative of the National Landcare Network, resourced by Landcare NSW, the National Landcare Program and funded originally by NSW DPI.

Policies and Best Practice Protocols

A comprehensive list of policies and best practice protocols is provided here. They cover work health and safety, administration, human resources and contractual agreements. The list includes templates and checklists for office bearers and committees. Word documents are provided so they can be modified to suit your needs.

Work Health and Safety

Administrative Policies

Human Resource Policies

Contractual Agreements

Fact Sheets

Fact sheets covering work health and safety, administration, human resources and corporate governance.

Work Health and Safety


Human Resources

Corporate Governance

Governance Information and Reference Material

Some useful documents on corporate governance for you to download:

There are also heaps of other governance resources and websites out there that are useful to Landcare groups! Here’s a few handy ones:

Government of South Australia

  • For information about South Australian legal requirements for the management of community organisations (including incorporated and unincorporated associations), click here.
  • For information on managing volunteers, click here.
  • Consumer and Business Services – Incorporation is a voluntary, simple and inexpensive means of establishing a legal entity, separate from the individual members. Incorporated Associations are classified as not-for-profit organisations. For information on how to become an incorporated association, click here.

Volunteering SA & NT

  • For an extensive range of services, support and resources tailored to volunteer organisations and volunteers, click here.
  • The Landcare Association (LASA) is a member of Volunteers SA & NT, giving LASA access to exclusive training and resources. Please contact for more information.

National Landcare Network (NLN)

  • For Landcare resources, including tips for social media use, click here.

Club Help

  • For information about governance and management of general community groups, click here.

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

  • Established by the Commonwealth Government, the ACNC is dedicated to improving governance of non-profit organisations.
  • Also see their specific pages on governance tools and standards.

Institute of Community Directors Australia

  • For information, tools, training and qualifications for Australian not-for-profit boards and committees, click here.

Justice Connect

  • For free and affordable legal support for not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises, click here.