Landcare and the Drought

Responding to the drought was a major topic of discussion at the Landcare NSW Council meeting of 14 August with reports from many parts of the State on the serious impacts of the drought as well as positive stories about the resilience and skills of farmers and rural...

Leading by example to create a legacy during drought

Photo courtesy: Tim Dornin, Australian Associated Press When the drought breaks Louise Turner, executive officer of Western Landcare NSW and a member of the Landcare NSW Council, hopes the work they are doing now will see the water slow down and stay longer on their...

NSW Landcare Sustaining Landcare Week is Happening Now!

‘NSW Sustaining Landcare Week’ is happening across the state supported by the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Landcare (PFL). Running over 16 days from 17 August until 2 September, Sustaining Landcare Week aims to raise community awareness of the vital work undertaken by...

Minister Blair invites Landcare NSW and LLS to submit business case

The Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon. Niall Blair has portfolio responsibility for the NSW Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative (LLCI). Current funding for the LLCI ends in June 2019. With the backing of the NSW Government, Landcare NSW and the Local Land...

Minister McCormack expresses support for Landcare

Pictured (L to R): Dr Adrian Zammit, Landcare NSW Chief Executive Officer, Local Landcare Coordinator Marg Applebee from Central West Lachlan Landcare and Landcare NSW Chair, Mr Rob Dulhunty met with The Hon Michael McCormack MP. Excerpt from Looking at Landcare...

Economic value of Landcare estimated at $500 million pa

Pictured (L to R): Aurecon Senior Economist Kapil Kulkarni, Landcare NSW State Landcare Facilitator Sonia Williams, Local Land Services Landcare Program Manager Chris McCulloch and Landcare NSW Chair Rob Dulhunty. A study released estimates the net benefits delivered...

Muster helps to shape the future of Landcare in NSW

Pictured above: Participants at the 2017 Muster in Albury. Landcare NSW would like to thank all Landcarers who participated in or contributed to the 2017 NSW Landcare Muster. The 2017 Muster provided an opportunity for the diverse Landcare community to capture...

The Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative is Building Momentum

A recently-completed Progress Report shows the NSW Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative (LLCI) is achieving results and helping to build momentum across the State. The report highlights the positive difference Landcare is making with the support of the NSW Government...

Sustaining Landcare – on the radar but no certainty

The message about the need for continued Government funding and a clear policy framework for Landcare support is cutting through thanks to the hard work of local Landcarers. Landcare groups across the State have written to their local Member of Parliament about the...