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September 11, 2018

Vote now for your favourite Landcarer

Vote for your favourite Landcarer

All finalists are also in the running to win the People’s Choice Award. A highly-coveted prize, this award is presented to the finalist who receives the most votes from the general public in the lead-up to the awards. The winner will be announced on Thursday, 11 October at the Awards gala dinner.

Voting is now open and closes on Wednesday, 10 October 2018. Show your fellow Landcarers some love and vote for them to win the People’s Choice Award.

Vote Now

August 31, 2018

Smart Farms Small Grants program

Congratulations to the successful applicants from Queensland. Obviously a highly competitive grant round.

Dalrymple Landcare Committee Incorporated, Barron River Catchment Management Association Incorporated,
Lake Baroon Catchment Care Group Inc., Condamine Catchment Natural Resource Management Corporation Limited, South West Nrm Ltd (3), South Myall Catchment Landcare Group Inc.

Grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 were provided to 77 projects across the country under the first round of the program. The round was highly competitive, with 800 applications for funding received. http://www.agriculture.gov.au/ag-farm-food/natural-resources/landcare/national-landcare-program/australian-government-investment-in-landcare

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August 7, 2018

Community Volunteer Small Grants 2018

The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open process to apply for funding to support volunteers under the Volunteer Grants Activity.

Applications close at 2:00 pm AEST on 18 September 2018.

For further information about eligibility and how to apply, go to the Funding Round Application page.
Information about applying for this funding round can also be found on GrantConnect.

Volunteer Grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. The grants provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. The grants form part of the Government’s work to support the volunteers who help disadvantaged Australian communities and encourage inclusion of vulnerable people in community life.

National Landcare Conference and Awards Early Bird Registrations

Themed ‘Landcare – Building a Better Tomorrow’, the 2018 National Landcare Conference and Awards is your opportunity to contribute to, engage with, and learn from your community and peers.
Held over three exciting days, the event will deliver an engaging program with keynote speakers, informative presentations, social events, and educational field trips within close proximity to Brisbane’s CBD.
Recognising the hard work and innovation of the Landcare community, the Landcare Awards gala dinner is a chance to let your hair down and celebrate the achievements of peers with the announcement of the National Landcare category winners and the People’s Choice Award winner.
We officially welcome you to join us for what promises to be the leading, knowledge-sharing event for the Landcare movement in 2018.

May 21, 2018

National Landcare Conference registrations now open

Registrations Open

Registrations are now open for the 2018 National Landcare Conference and Awards, to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 10-12 October 2018.

Themed ‘Landcare – Building a Better Tomorrow’, the 2018 National Landcare Conference and Awards is your opportunity to contribute to, engage with, and learn from your community and peers.
Held over three exciting days, the event will deliver an engaging program with keynote speakers, informative presentations, social events, and educational field trips within close proximity to Brisbane’s CBD.
Recognising the hard work and innovation of the Landcare community, the Landcare Awards gala dinner is a chance to let your hair down and celebrate the achievements of peers with the announcement of the National Landcare category winners and the People’s Choice Award winner.
We officially welcome you to join us for what promises to be the leading, knowledge-sharing event for the Landcare movement in 2018.

May 7, 2018

National Landcare Conference abstract submissions (closed)

Share your Landcare story at the
2018 National Landcare Conference
Landcare Australia and The National Landcare Network are proud to host the 2018 National Landcare Conference on 10-12 October at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.If you have a story that showcases the Landcare approach to natural resource management or sustainable agriculture, we invite you to submit an abstract.

With the theme ‘Landcare – Building a Better Tomorrow’, we are seeking presentations that fit the following stream topics:
Sustainable agriculture – innovation and conservation in a changing landscape
Community in action – grassroots with a purpose
Partnerships – collaboration for successful outcomes
Environment – improving and protecting our natural assets
Whether you’re a farmer, volunteer, Landcare group, natural resource management organisation, primary industry representative, environmentalist, and conservationist, academic, or researcher, we encourage all Landcarers who have something valuable to share to submit an abstract today.

Poster Presentations
We are also offering conference participants the opportunity to contribute to our poster exhibit which illustrates outcomes and lessons learned from Landcare or national resource management projects. If you have a poster which you would like to display at the conference, we also invite you to submit an abstract.
By contributing to the conference, whether it be a presentation or poster exhibit, you’ll be helping to create an engaging program for all involved, while building a better tomorrow.
For more information on the conference streams, click on the link below.
http://nationallandcareconference.org.au/program/
Submissions close 27 June 2018

April 9, 2018

Win 2 tickets to the National Landcare Conference and Awards in Brisbane

To ensure that we deliver a 2018 National Landcare Conference that’s focused on what you as Land and Water carers consider relevant and important, we are reaching out to you to assist us in coming up with a theme for the 2018 National Landcare Conference to be held in Brisbane on 10 – 12 October.

By simply submitting your theme idea by 11.59pm on Sunday, 15 April, you’ll automatically go into the draw to win a complimentary 2-day conference pass to attend any sessions of your choosing. Your pass – valued at $600 – also includes entry to the Welcome Reception on 10 October, and the National Landcare Awards gala dinner, held on 11 October.

We are seeking themes that are forward thinking, short and sharp, engaging, and inclusive of all that Landcare represents.

Get creative and help guide the direction of our next conference.

Click here to submit your theme idea now.

WIN a complimentary 2-day pass to the
2018 National Landcare Conference and Awards

 

March 27, 2018

National Landcare Conference and Landcare Awards 2018

March 23, 2018

Have a bright idea apply for a grant

Applications open for the Energex-Ergon Community Fund
A total of $100,000 in funding will be provided across the state to not-for-profit community groups and organisations whose projects need a helping hand.

Grants from $200 to $5,000 are available for eligible projects.

Applications close 5:00pm Monday, 26 March 2018. For more information and to apply please visit your energy provider’s website: Ergon or Energex.

March 17, 2018

QWaLC Insurance Coverage for Member Groups 2018

To all the groups who have completed the survey, your new certificates of currency have been emailed to you.
As you know this survey is an important part of the life of QWaLC members and provides essential information to us that is used to negotiate better insurance premiums and cover as well as provide a valuable insight into many aspects of member group activities.

Insurance coverage for member groups will be current for the period 1st April 2018 until 31st March 2019
I encourage you to look at the policy wording available from our website as well as the other resources that are available.It’s that time of the year again.
Thanks to all our members who have spent time and completed the survey for this year. Some great detailed responses have been provided.
Our annual membership and insurance survey was distributed via email on the 2nd Feb 18.
If you haven’t completed the survey yet you must use the link provided in the email or contact Darryl.

 

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