Interesting Links


Australia Wide

Not For Profit Law
National Landcare Programme(NLP)
Landcare Australia Ltd (LAL)

A national non-profit company formed in October 1989 to raise awareness of community Landcare & encourage participation. LAL holds the rights to the ‘caring hands’ & brokers corporate partnerships with major businesses. LAL supports the delivery of the State Landcare Awards, & the National Landcare Awards & is responsible for Landcare awareness raising community service announcement, including Donate Yourself to Landcare and the new LIFE campaign (Landcare is For Everyone). LAL also administers various funding programs including the Junior Landcare program.

National Landcare Network (NLN)

A national non-profit advocacy body for community Landcare which comprises state peak bodies, where they exist, or the equivalent. Formed in early 2009, the NLN provides a voice for community Landcare at the national level. Darryl Ebenezer, executive officer of QWaLC is the Queensland representative of the NLN.
Australian Farmers is the online home of Australian agriculture – serving up the latest news and information, and providing you the tools to have your say on the issues that matter.

Australian Farmers is the online home of Australian agriculture – serving up the latest news and information, and providing you the tools to have your say on the issues that matter.

Our Community

Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides knowledge on all aspects of running a community group and comprising a range of resources, training, advice and tools.


Volunteering Queensland

Find resources for developing and managing effective Volunteer Programs on the Volunteering Queensland web site.

Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia is the national peak body working to advance volunteering in the Australian community

Accounting for Nature

NGIQ – Great links to nursery disaster preparedness


Other interesting links

Regional Natural Resource Management Bodies – Queensland

NRM Regions Qld

NRM Regions Queensland (NRMRQ) is a Company Limited by Guarantee which has as its member base the 12 regional natural resource management (NRM) bodies in Queensland. The Board consists of the Chairs of 11 of the regional bodies, with the Torres Strait Regional Authority an associate member.

Burnett Mary Regional Group

The Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management Inc (BMRG) is the peak coordinating body for natural resource management in the Burnett Mary region.

Cape York Peninsula Development Association Inc. (CYPDA)

Formed in 1987 with its mission to enhance the quality of life of the people of Cape York Peninsula through economic and community development the CYPDA liaises with all sectors of government, and all relevant industry and business organisations to achieve its aims.

Desert Channels Qld

Desert Channels Queensland (DCQ) is a community-based natural resource management body that works to ensure a sustainable social, economic and environmental future for the Queensland section of the Lake Eyre Basin.

Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA)

The Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) is a community-based organisation that promotes sustainable development in Central Queensland. FBA involves the region’s major natural resource management stakeholders who have an interest in the use and management of the natural resources of the Fitzroy Basin and the broader Central Queensland region.
The Association’s role is to promote sustainable development in the Fitzroy Basin through Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) processes.

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group Ltd (NGRMG)

Northern Gulf Resource Management Group Ltd (NGRMG)The Northern Gulf Resource Management Group Ltd (NGRMG) is a not-for-profit community based company that plans and advises on issues and best practice for natural resources in the Northern Gulf region by setting regional priorities and accessing funds for specified on-ground outcomes.
The Group’s target is an inclusive, proactive, integrated and cooperative approach to resource management using the framework developed in the strategic plan, and the resources identified in the regional investment plan.

NQ Dry Tropics

NQ Dry Tropics is a community based, not-for-profit organisation established in 2002 to deliver on-ground Natural Resource Management (NRM) and enhance the community’s involvement in those activities throughout the Burdekin Region

Reef Catchments

Reef Catchments is the Natural Resource Management (NRM) organisation for the Mackay Whitsunday region.   Their focus is on the sustainable management of the regions natural resources (land, water, biodiversity, coasts and marine assets) while maintaining a viable regional community.

Healthy Land and Water

Healthy Land and Water is an independent organisation dedicated to improving and protecting South East Queensland’s environment.


Southern Gulf Catchments

Southern Gulf Catchments is a community-based organisation tasked with strategic and sustainable natural resource management (NRM) planning and implementation in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria region.

Southern Queensland Landscapes

SQ Landscapes is a community owned organisation dedicated to helping landholders and others understand their landscapes, adapt to challenges and be excellent stewards of their land. We aim to attract investment, innovate, trial and develop approaches to assist people, industries and communities to improve our landscapes. Operating across 314, 398 square kilometres our region unites the Condamine Catchment, Queensland Murray-Darling Basin, South West and Mulga Lands.

Terrain NRM

Established in 2003, Terrain is a not-for- profit public company funded from a range of corporate, government and philanthropic sources. Current key funding programs include the Australian Government’s Caring for our Country Program and its key component Reef Rescue, which combined are worth some $16 million, which Terrain will administer on behalf of the region.
Terrain’s key role is to support implementation of the Regional NRM Plan by supporting action, facilitating funding and integrating effort to achieve sustainable communities and ecosystems in far north Queensland.

Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)

The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) aims to strengthen the economic, social and cultural development of the Torres Strait to improve the lifestyle and wellbeing of Torres Strait Islanders and Aboriginal people living in the region. The Authority’s vision is to empower our people, in our decision, in our culture, for our future.