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Calling all Coastcare Groups – Register with the National Landcare Directory

Calling all Coastcare Groups – Register with the National Landcare Directory

Register with the National Landcare Directory today to be eligible for upcoming funding from Coastcare Australia.          Coastcare Australia will be releasing multiple rounds of grants in 2018 to help Coastcare groups execute their projects. To be eligible for grants your group must be registered in the National Landcare Directory.

Click here to register your group today –>http://ow.ly/Yaz430i4Xhs

Smart Farms Partnerships Grants Open

Smart Farms Partnerships Grants Open

Applications are now open for a share in $60 m of Smart Farming Partnerships Grants.        Part of the National Landcare Program, the Smart Farming Partnership Grants are offering multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and improve the condition of soils, vegetation and biodiversity.

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WALN ‘All In’ for 2017 WA Conference

WALN ‘All In’ for 2017 WA Conference

In just over a week WALN committee members and staff will be representing our community landcare members and sharing messages to as many delegates as possible at the 2017 State NRM and Coastal Conference (Curtin University, 29th-31st Sept). We have been working very closely with the planning committees and event organisers to ensure community landcarers can be well represented and have multiple opportunities to attend and tell their stories.

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Federal Government Landcare Funding- Have your say

Federal Government Landcare Funding- Have your say

Time for Landcare groups to be heard by the Federal Government

You may well may well have already contacted your Federal Ministers about:

  1. the $100 Million commitment (this resulted from the National Greens negotiation over the backpackers tax and was announced in the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) last year) and
  2. the proposed delivery of the $1 Billion over the next four years of NLP funding announced in the last budget.

If you have – good on you.  If you haven’t, it is time we made our position clear.

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2017 WALN Committee and AGM

2017 WALN Committee and AGM

Our AGM in April was a roaring success. The crew from SERCUL, Armadale Gosnells Landcare, Bungendore Park, Armadale Wildflower Society and Settlers Common Education Centre laid on a great day with an excellent venue, displays, great food, guided walks and field trips.

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