A strong voice and strong support for Victorian Landcare
In response the St Patrick’s Day fires in south west Victoria, the Victorian Government committed $100,000 to the roll out of the Look Over the Farm Gate program in south west Victoria.
Community groups, local government, and VFF branches are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $1,500 to run social events and community initiatives that bring together neighbours and the community to spend some time off farm to relax with family and friends.
The Look Over the Farm Gate grants can fund once-off events or a series of events. Events can range from a free community barbeque, regular fitness meet-ups, community tree planting, or a family movie night – whatever your community needs to come together and take a break.
For more information and/or to apply, go to - https://www.landcarevic.org.au/groups/glenelg-hopkins/glenelg-hopkins-landcare-program/look-over-the-farm-gate-grants-now-available/
Landcare remembers Bob Hawke
Vale The Hon. Bob Hawke AC. "When the earth is spoiled, humanity and all living things are diminished. We have taken too much from the earth and given back too little. It's time to say enough is enough. Today's announcements won't solve everything. But with the right mix of political commitment and community support we can ensure that our country is simply the best in the world. This is our country, our future." - Bob Hawke launching the ‘Decade of Landcare’, 20 July 1989. Landcare Victoria Inc. endorses the memorial statements from Landcare Australia and the National Landcare Network, acknowledging the vision of the late Bob Hawke for committing the Australian Government to support ‘Landcare’.
Join us for "Living up to our Name: Landcare Partnership & Collaboration" workshop
To be held following our LVI AGM, you are invited to attend the afternoon workshop or the full day. Wednesday 29 May 2019 at Monash University Law Chambers, Level 2, 555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne. Please rsvp for catering purposes. Click into news item for full event details.
NFP Law - Upcoming Webinar - 21 May 2019
Topic: Protecting your volunteers and organisation from unlawful workplace behaviours Click into news item for further information and/or to register.
Bolstering the refuges - Biolinks Alliance 2019 Symposium - Friday 24 May 2019, Euroa
This Symposium is a chance to hear from, and talk with, top-notch ecologists, who will be considering the importance of remnant habitats and how to restore their functionality and resilience, with the central Victorian situation in mind. Click into news item for further speaker details, event information and/or to register.
Communities in Control Conference 2019 - Renewing and remaking communities - 20-21 May 2019
Communities in Control is an annual gathering of community sector workers, volunteers and supporters, each year bringing together a stellar list of speakers and more than 1000 delegates to listen, debate, network, exchange tips and strategies. Click into news item for further information and/or to register.