Wednesday 4 to Friday 6 AUGUST, 2021
International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour
THE 2021 NATIONAL LANDCARE CONFERENCE
The National Landcare Conference is the largest knowledge sharing convention for the Landcare community. This biennial national event brings together Landcare groups and volunteers, landholders and farmers, Traditional Land managers, landcare facilitators and coordinators, educators, research agencies and natural resource management professionals, and other community environmental groups to share insights, learn and connect. All delegates have a common purpose – a combined vision to restore and protect the environment in their local community through sustainable land management and conservation activities.
Hosted by Landcare champion and ABCTV Host, Costa Georgiadis, the 2021 National Landcare Conference program includes keynote and plenary speakers, panellists, session streams and a comprehensive field trip program. A principal event in the program is the 2021 National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner to celebrate the 69 finalists from the 2019 State & Territory Landcare Awards, where winners of the nine Landcare awards categories will be announced. The winners of the Bob Hawke Landcare Award and the General Jeffery Soil Health Award will also be announced.
Early bird tickets will go on sale early 2021 including the announcements for the keynote and plenary speakers.
To keep informed about the 2021 National Landcare Conference, we recommend that you subscribe to our conference newsletter. Key activities in the 2021 National Landcare Conference program:
Wednesday 4 August
- Field Trips across Sydney and the greater Sydney area
- National Landcare Youth Summit
- Welcome Reception Sponsored by Weedtechnics
Thursday 5 August
- Conference Plenary and Session Streams
- 2021 National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner
Friday 6 August
- Conference Plenary and Session Streams
About the Conference
With opportunities to learn about the latest trends and technology driving the industry, network with peers, or take part in robust discussion, there’s something for every Landcarer at the 2018 National Landcare Conference.
This year’s theme is ‘Landcare – Building a Better Tomorrow’.
Four streams will be available covering:
- Sustainable Agriculture – Innovation and Conservation in a Changing Landscape
- Community in Action – Grassroots with a Purpose
- Partnerships – Collaboration for Successful Outcomes
- Environment – Improving and Protecting our Natural Assets
The program has been released, for more information visit the Program page.
Sustainable Agriculture – Innovation and Conservation in a Changing Landscape
Farmers manage over half of the Australian landscape, and, in order to ensure a better tomorrow, innovation and conservation are critical for managing land and water assets. This stream will focus on how agriculture is adapting to an ever increasing range of challenges, including climate change, and, how Landcare is developing and implementing innovative farming practices to sustainably manage our productive natural assets.
Environment – Improving and Protecting our Natural Assets
Australia’s natural resources are unique, irreplaceable and finite. As stewards of the Australian landscape we are obligated to develop innovative and diverse approaches to protect our natural assets for a better tomorrow. This stream will demonstrate how various Indigenous, Bushcare, Coastcare and other Landcare community groups are contributing to successfully meet these challenges.
Community in Action – Grassroots with a Purpose
Community participation is at the heart of Landcare. This stream will showcase the achievements of individual Landcare community groups and projects that demonstrate the value delivered from investing in communities.
Partnerships – Collaboration for Successful Outcomes
The significant local knowledge, experience and commitment within the grassroots Landcare movement is a proven valuable resource. This stream will focus on successful partnerships that leverage collaboration and investment for greater impact.
Experience firsthand local natural resource management across Queensland, through a number of field trips to sites and projects. You can select from 12 field trips – register today.
We look forward to welcoming you to one of the fantastic field trips on offer.
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We acknowledge with gratitude and respect the traditional custodians of land where we will meet to collaborate and learn when we come together at the 2021 National Landcare Conference and the 2021 National Landcare Awards. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging.
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