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Queensland Water & Land Carers

Queensland Water and Land Carers (QWaLC) is the peak body for natural resource management (NRM) volunteers. QWaLC’s roles include representation, advocacy, promotion, networking and insurance administration. QWaLC’s board includes representatives from each of Queensland’s regions. Our membership consists of 380 groups and 30,000 individuals.

The story of landcare

A look at some of the people, places and events that have shaped Landcare in Queensland and Australia. timelineThumb

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Get in touch with a group near you! Browse the map by region to discover active groups in your area.

Apply for Membership

QWaLC offers membership to community NRM volunteer groups. This includes groups such as, Landcare inc Coastcare, Bushcare, Catchment Associations, Species-specific protection groups and Friends of groups. Apply Here

LANDCARE NEWS from around Queensland

Supporting Australia’s Volunteers and Building Resilient Communities

2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants round now open volunteeringaustralia.org/svg2020 Funding of between $1000 – $5000 is available under the 2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants Program to help community organisations to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. The grants...
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National Landcare Program small grants round 4 now open until 9 Oct

Funding is available to increase adoption of best practice sustainable agriculture and increase the capacity of land managers to adopt best practice sustainable agriculture. The guidelines and information are available at https://www.communitygrants.gov.au/grants/smart-farms Applications...
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Support growing for an environmental job stimulus package

Strong support for conservation and landcare job creation initiatives as Australians increasingly struggle to find work: new polling results   More than four in five Australians (83%) think the Morrison Government should fund practical environmental initiatives like tree planting,...
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2020 Bob Hawke Landcare Award closes 12 Oct

The Bob Hawke Landcare Award is a prestigious, national award that publicly recognises an individual involved in championing Landcare and who inspires others to take action on their own property or through a Landcare group. Nominations now close on Monday 12th October 2020 Nominate...
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