WALN Team

Keith Bradby – WALN Chairperson

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Keith is Founder and current Chief Executive Officer of Gondwana Link and has over 30 years of experience in landcare in WA. Keith’s background encompasses extensive policy development at senior departmental and ministerial levels and major corporate bodies in WA. In addition, Keith has consultancy experience with the mining industry. As Chair of WALN he is also  currently the WA delegate to the National Landcare Network. Contact Keith: keith.bradby@landcarewa.org.au

 

Helen Watkins – WALN Secretary and Treasurer

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Executive Officer for the Moore Catchment Council Inc. Former Finance Officer West Midlands Natural Resource Management Group, Shire Councillor on the Shire of Dandaragan, Treasurer Dandaragan Shire LCDC. Helen has over 25 year’s involvement with Landcare and Natural Resource Management. Helen specialises in Project Management, Bookkeeping, Governance, OH&S, Human Resources and Office Management.
Contact Helen: helen.watkins@landcarewa.org.au

 

Pat Hart – Committee Member

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Pat has been an environmental volunteer for over 27 years and has broad experience at a leadership level with many groups including Armadale Rivercare, Canning Catchment Coordinating Group, SERCUL, Swan-Avon ICMG and Swan Catchment Council. Pat has had 11 years as a City of Armadale Councillor, and has been a board member of the Swan River Trust, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority and Swan Canning Cleanup Task Force. Contact Pat: pathart1@bigpond.com

 

Joanne Ludbrook - Committee Member

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Jo has 15 years experience working with coastal managers and groups. She is currently Coordinator for Australian Coastal Society (WA) and Falcon Coastcare Group and a committee member of the Mandurah Coastal Advisory Group and Winjan Cooperative.  Jo works as the Coastal Adaptation Coordinator for the Peron Naturaliste Partnership and as a Training Provider and Program Manager with the Woolkabunning Kiaka Corporation.
Contact Jo  joanneludbrook@yahoo.com.au

 

 

 

 

Mick Davis - Committee Member

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Mick is an active member of the Friends of Upper Lesmurdie Falls and currently works as the Environmental Friends Group Officer for the City of Kalamunda. Mick has also worked for Wheatbelt NRM as their Biodiversity Program Manager and Regional Landcare Facilitator, as an ecologist for the Department of Parks and Wildlife and for WWF as a Woodland Watch Project Officer.
Contact Mick: mick-davis@outlook.com

 

 

Louise Duxbury - Snr Project Officer (contract part time)

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Louise is a sustainability practitioner and facilitator with 30 years experience in leadership development and implementation of sustainability and environmental initiatives.  Louise is the founder of Green Skills Inc. and holds a number of other positions including Director Gondwana Link Ltd, Director DecoLiving Pty Ltd, Chair of National Landcare Network Members Council, and Member of the South Coast NRM Biodiversity Reference Group and Denmark Shire Sustainability Advisory Committee.
Contact Louise: louise.duxbury@landcarewa.org.au

 

Blair Darvill - Project Officer (contract part time)

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Blair has worked in voluntary and professional land and coastcare roles since 2002. He runs a small contracting/consulting business “South West Coast and Land Care” offering community engagement, project planning and on-ground contracting. Blair’s experience includes volunteer coordination, community group facilitation, environmental education and interpretation, on-ground planning and implementation. Blair spends his free time in the bush or ocean with his young family.
Contact Blair: blair.darvill@landcarewa.org.au

 

Caroline Hughes - Comms Assistant (contract part time)

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Caroline has an extensive experience in natural resource management in Western Australia beginning in the 1990s with various environmental roles in the State Public Service.  More recently Caroline has worked in the community sector, firstly as Catchment Coordinator for GeoCatch,  and in her current role as Executive Officer with Nature Conservation Margaret River Region (formally Cape to Cape Catchments Group). Caroline lives in Margaret River with her two children. Contact Caroline: caroline.hughes@landcarewa.org.au