Landcarers Set to Head West

Are you aware of an individual or group that should be recognised for their contribution to caring for our country? We encourage you to please nominate them for one of the award categories in this year’s NSW Landcare Awards.

The 2019 NSW Landcare & Local Land Services Conference will be held from the 22-24th October in Broken Hill, NSW.

The Conference is being hosted by Landcare NSW, Western Landcare NSW and Western Local Land Services, and is being coordinated in partnership with local Landcare and community groups.

This conference is the premier event to showcase sustainability, Landcare and volunteering across NSW and includes the annual Landcare Muster and the NSW State Landcare Awards.

Landcare groups and volunteers can nominate those hard working, passionate people for recognition in the 2019 NSW Landcare Awards. Nominations close on Wednesday, 3 July.

This year there are 10 categories in the state Landcare awards including sustainable farming, indigenous land management, young Landcarers, Coastcare, innovation in agricultural land management and the BCF Give Back to Fish Habitat award.

Champions for the nine primary categories may be eligible for travel support to attend the 2019 NSW Landcare & Local Land Services Conference and Awards Gala Dinner.

This year’s Conference theme is ‘Healthy Landcare | Healthy Landscapes’ and will fdeature presentations from some of the most passionate, innovative and engaging people from around Australia. Delegates will also have the opportunity to kick up dust in the outback, party the night away at the Silverton Hotel and experience many more unique and wonderful events.

Don’t miss this chance to gather with around 300 people from Landcare and community groups, farmers, Aboriginal groups, industry and government representatives from across NSW and Australia.

Registrations are now open and discounted Early Bird bargain tickets are available until 5pm on Sunday, 30 June.

For more information, program details and to register, visit the NSW State Landcare Conference website: