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Landcare Victoria Incorporated

Landcare Victoria Inc. is the independent representative body for Landcare in Victoria and exists to secure increased recognition, resourcing and support for Landcare. We serve the broader Landcare community within Victoria and we represent paid members.

Victoria's Peak Body for Landcare

Landcare Victoria Inc. (LVI) is the result of the merger in April 2017 of the Farm Tree and Landcare Association and the Victorian Landcare Council. It is the State Peak Body for Landcare, incorporating the administration, systems and services of both organisations under one banner.

LVI's commitment to Victorian Landcare groups:

  • We advocate, together with our partners, for recognition, resourcing and support to ensure Landcare action on the ground
  • We provide incorporation protection, insurance cover, grant support, advice and training to groups

LVI achieves this by:

  • fostering community learning and action
  • participating in government policy development
  • facilitating collaboration between Landcare, Catchment Management Authorities and local and state Government
  • representing Victorian Landcare nationally via its membership of the National Landcare Network
  • supporting members and member groups in activities which promote sustainable land and water management practices

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Latest News

LVI 2020 AGM & Election Outcome
Over 65 delegates, members and guests joined the Landcare Victoria Inc.’s first virtual AGM on 29th May. The videoconferencing option proved popular with many new faces, over half attending an LVI Forum for the first time. Click into news item for a copy of LVI’s 2020 Annual Report and election outcome.

New Energy Jobs Fund (NEJF) - Open until 18 June 2020
The New Energy Jobs Fund makes $1 million in grants available to fund projects that encourage more community-owned renewables and create more environmental, economic and employment opportunities. Click into news item for more details and/or to apply.

Have you used the Landcare Employment Referral Service? Is it helpful?
The Landcare Employment Referral Service has been operating for over a year now and we’d like to get your feedback – is it useful? Do you think it’s an important service even if your Landcare Group/Network hasn’t yet used it? Click into news item for survey link to have your say today.

Free Webinar - Soil Carbon - what is it all about? 11 June 2020
Hear from Dr Cassandra Schefe from AgriSci who will talk about the basics of soil carbon on your farm and what this may mean for your business followed by LaTrobe University’s Jim Radford and Jen Wood who will talk about a project they have been working on using compost to increase soil carbon in a dryland grazing system. Click into news item for further details and to register.

Weeds & Rabbits Landholder Survey - Open until 24 June 2020
Pests and weeds are a problem for all Victorian land managers and cost more than $1 billion a year. Agriculture Victoria is working together with land managers to improve their management of pests and weeds. Landholders are being invited to take part in a state-wide survey to better understand the social and behavioural factors that influence pest and weed management. The results will provide a better understanding of the barriers people face with implementing weed and rabbit control practices. Click into news item for link.