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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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Fire recovery resources on Victorian Landcare Gateway
The fire recovery webpages on the Victorian Landcare Gateway contain links to a wide range of practical fire recovery land management-related information on livestock, fencing, pastures, soils, weeds, native vegetation, riparian areas and erosion, wildlife, horticulture, assistance and support services available, and fire research and reports. In January 2020 these webpages have been updated, revised and added to so that they provide useful current land management information for landowners impacted by fire, including the 2019/20 fires in East Gippsland and North East Victoria. Click into news item for link.

Wildlife Rehabilitator Grants 2019/20
Grants are available for eligible shelter operators and foster carers caring for wildlife affected by bushfires occurring in the 2019-2020 fire season. Click into news item to check if you are eligible and/or to apply.

Help for Injured Wildlife in Victoria
Do you need help for injured native wildlife? Click into news item for a tool to help you locate and contact the closest relevant wildlife carers and rehabilitation organisations.

Summer 2020 issue of Victorian Landcare magazine - now available online
Issue 77 of the Victorian Landcare and Catchment Management magazine, which is a feature of the Landcare and community engagement, is now available online. Click into news item for stories in this issue and to download your copy.

New Information Sessions on the Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme
The Commission for Children and Young People provides information sessions to help organisations required by law to comply with Child Safe Standards (the Standards) or the Reportable Conduct Scheme (the Scheme) to meet their obligations. Click into news item for upcoming Melbourne sessions in February and March.