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Landcare In Focus


Living landscapes at ‘Bundanon’
THE arts have continued to flourish by the Shoalhaven River in the 20 years since Arthur and Yvonne Boyd gave their 1100 hectare riverfront property “Bundanon” to the Australian people. So has the lantana.
Survey results show a need to adapt
LANDCARE is now firmly embedded in the thinking of Australian farmers, but as the circumstances around agriculture change, there is pressure on Landcare to also evolve.
Caring’s a community thing
COMMUNITY involvement is essential for the success of natural resource management now and into the future.
Making melons carbon efficient
ENVIRONMENTALLY friendly watermelons are the focus of a new project being driven by the Harvest Company, one of Australia’s largest fruit marketers.
Community awarded for land care
LANDCARE projects from across the country were celebrated at the 2012 National Landcare Awards, held in early September at a gala awards dinner in Sydney.
Climate focus for greening assignment
IN TASMANIA, an ambitious revegetation program developed by Greening Australia seeks to not only repair existing degradation, but is looking ahead to address the impact of climate change.
Carers unite for river awareness
MORE than 60 Landcare volunteers and supporters came together over five days in September to paddle down the Hawkesbury-Nepean River as part of Landcare Week celebrations.
Caring for our land is for everyone
THE grassroots environmental movement we call Landcare is being championed through a new campaign called LIFE – Landcare Is For Everyone.
A good Egg on Tasmania’s coast
ENSURING Landcare’s voice is heard by everyone in the community has delivered a raft of environmental wins for National Landcare Award nominee Gwen Egg and the South East Tasmania region she works for.
Pioneer dairy farmer snags rare gong
AVICTORIAN dairy farmer and Landcare pioneer has been given a rare accolade, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) Award of Honour.
Taking sustainability home
AFTER Wagga Wagga Public School received a 2012 Coles Junior Landcare Garden Grant to improve their sustainability practices and gardens, students took their learning home.
Maintaining best bang for buck
FUNDING supplies for not-for-profit organisations are tightening up according to Landcare Australia’s new chairman Campbell Anderson, but Landcare is a “universally good name” that can continue to work to its advantage.

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Our levies should be spent on this the most important issue rather than a swelling bureaucracy
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"you can never trust these damned Libertarians. Occasionally, they stumble out of bed with a
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Hiding?....probably too profound for the limited comprehension! Bit hard for him to get his
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