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Landcare Victoria Inc. (LVI)  is governed by a volunteer Committee Of Management which oversees and steers LVI by setting strategic direction and providing governance.

The 2018/19 Committee of Management comprises the following members:

Terry Hubbard (Chair)

Goulburn Broken

Kaye Rodden


David Clark

Glenelg Hopkins

Christine Brooke

North Central

Alan Morton

Port Phillip & Westernport

Jane Carney

North East

Jenny Robertson

East Gippsland

Leanne Jackman


Beth Ripper

West Gippsland

Asha Benham-Bannon

Professional Landcarer

Kerri Robson

Professional Landcarer

LVI is managed by a small team comprising Susi Johnson, Executive Officer, Operations and Members Services, and Administration Assistant, Kelly Way. In addition to administrative duties and carrying out the day-to-day operations of the organisation, the team is also responsible for:

  • providing advice to the Committee of Management
  • implementing the decisions of the Committee of Management

LVI is a member of the national peak body for Landcare, the National Landcare Network (NLN), and is represented on the NLN Members Council.

LVI is a Child Safe organisation, with zero tolerance for child abuse and a commitment to children’s best interests.  All children who participate in our activities have a right to feel and be safe. We encourage children to express their views and we listen to their suggestions, especially on matters that directly affect them. Physical or sexual abuse of a child is a crime and will be reported to police, including grooming for sexual conduct with a child under the age of 16 years. All adults who form a reasonable belief that such a sexual offence has occurred have an obligation to report it to police.

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Youth Engagement Grants for Invasive Species Management - Closing 30 Sep 2019!
This grant program has been established to support youth-friendly initiatives with a focus on invasive pest and weed issues in Victoria. Funding between $5,000 and $15,000 (ex GST) can be used to support the engagement of young people in existing groups and initiatives, or to develop new youth-focused initiatives. Click into news item for further details and/or to apply!

Happy Landcare Week 2019!
From the Victorian Landcare Awards on Friday, through to the national launch at Wentworth and sharing stories of Landcare’s history through the Landcare Voices Project! Click into the news item to hear more about what’s been happening to celebrate Landcare week!

2020 Science & Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Closing Friday 4 Oct 2019!
Applications are open for the Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, a competitive annual grants program supporting 18–35 year old innovators to undertake new and creative research projects that will benefit the agriculture sector. Click into news item for further details and/or to apply!

New laws to better protect our environment: Consultation open until 31 Oct 2019
On 1 July 2020, the new environment protection laws are intended to come into effect. Click into news item for further details and/or to contribute to the consultation.

Managing Climate Risk in Agriculture - presentations available
If you missed the West Gippsland CMA's "Managing Climate Risk in Agriculture" Conference back in June. All the presentations are now online, click into news item for link.