2022 Landcare NSW Muster Program

2022 Landcare NSW Muster

At this free event, we will be exploring:
– How do we create a culture that enables the NSW Landcare community to be more resilient?
– Helping Landcarers do what they love

When: 22 August 2022 – 11.30am – 5.00pm 

Where: Park Royal Hotel,150 Day Street Darling Harbour, Sydney 

The Landcare NSW Muster is the primary in-person engagement and idea-sharing forum for Landcare Member groups and their volunteers.

This is a grassroots event, facilitated and organised by our fabulous volunteer Landcare members for our members.


About Landcare NSW 

Landcare NSW’s mission is to care for the land and the environment. The Landcare movement is a community-based approach to managing and protecting our natural resources – creating more productive and sustainable farms, conserving our environment, and building more cohesive and resilient communities. Landcare connects you to on-ground activities where you can volunteer with like-minded individuals who have a passion for caring for country. 


Purpose of 2022 Landcare NSW State Muster 

How do we create a culture that enables the NSW Landcare community to be more resilient? 


TimeItem Details 
11.30amRegistration – Meet and Greet 


12.00pmMeeting Opening, Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony Gather in nearby Tumbalong Park – Directions will be provided
Commencement Proceedings (Master of Ceremonies)Welcome to Country (Aunty Donna Ingram, Cultural Representative) 

Smoking Ceremony (Uncle Leslie McLeod, Cultural Representative) 

Larry Langman

Aunty Donna Ingram 

Uncle Leslie McLeod

12.45pm Lunch – can be taken into the Muster 


1.00pm  Board and Organisation Updates  






The State of our Landcare Movement


 The State of our Landcare Organisation

Stephanie Cameron –
Landcare NSW Chair 

Turlough Guerin –
Landcare NSW CEO 

1:50pm  Community Cafe – Round One  
What needs to be done to shape the culture of Landcare in NSW? 

 Capturing of themes and actions 

Facilitated Discussion



2:25pm  Strengthening Our Cultural Ties 
Shaping “Working Together” – Initial Thoughts  Maydina Penrith –
Landcare NSW Aboriginal Engagement Manager  
2:45 pm Cultural Break (15 mins)Afternoon tea
Gumaroy (Roy Newman) and Dave Barnett 


3:00pm Community Cafe – Round Two  
What needs to be done to better support volunteers in Landcare in NSW?  

Capturing of themes and actions

Facilitated Discussion 


3:35pm On Programs and Partnerships 
 Shaping the 2023-2026 Landcare NSW Program  Terry Harkness –
Landcare NSW Business Partner Leader  
4:05pm  Community Cafe – Round Three 





What needs to be done to better support
partnerships and relationships for Landcare in NSW?  Capturing of themes and actions 
Facilitated Discussion 
4:40pm NSW Landcare State Muster It’s a Wrap 
 Panel – Consensus for Action 2023Stephanie Cameron
Turlough Guerin
Maydina Penrith
Terry Harkness  
5.00pm  Muster Close  

Please note, this is a separate event from the Landcare Australia National Conference. If you have registered for the Landcare Australia National Conference, you must register separately for this event. The National Conference is organised by Landcare Australia – the Muster is a state event organised by Landcare NSW.

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