2021 NATIONAL LANDCARE AWARD

WINNERS

Congratulations to the 2021 National Landcare Award Winners

Join us in commending the winners for their outstanding accomplishments, and also recognising the great work being carried out by our Landcare champions –  the 69 winners of the 2019 State and Territory Awards who were finalists in the 2021 National Landcare Awards, proudly supported the Australian Government’s National Landcare program, Australian Community Media, KPMG Australia, Austcover and Woolworths. Please meet the winners of the 2021 National Landcare Awards:

2020 Bob Hawke Landcare Award Winner

2020 Bob Hawke Landcare Award Winner

Andrew Stewart, is a Corangamite producer and grazier for environmental and sustainable agricultural advancements on Yan Yan Gurt West Farm. His work includes the establishment of 50,000 trees and shrubs, increasing woody vegetation across the farm from 3 per cent to 18 per cent.

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2021 Australian Government Landcare Farming Award Winner

2021 Australian Government Landcare Farming Award Winner

In late 2004 the Kirkby’s bought a 280 ha rundown farming block with scalded, brittle soil and very little groundcover and nutritional grasses, 50km East of Moree. They saw a challenge to regenerate what had been lost with over 50 years of pillaging with industrial methods of farming.

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2021 Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award Winner

2021 Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award Winner

Basil Schur has initiated planning, conservation and restoration of the rivers, wetlands and bushland of Central Gondwana Link zone, Wilson Inlet & Oyster Harbour catchments. He established the Denmark Wetland Centre for community education and was instrumental in coordinating 110ha of fencing of native bushland.

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2021 KPMG Indigenous Land Management Winner

2021 KPMG Indigenous Land Management Winner

The Wunambal Gaambera people made a Healthy Country Plan – a world first – to help them keep their country and culture healthy and to build the capacity and wealth of their families to live on their country into the future. An independent review has highlighted it as a sophisticated and inspiring plan.

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2021 Coastcare Award Winner

2021 Coastcare Award Winner

Established by Yolngu land-owners in Northeast Arnhem Land, Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation look after 70 kilometres of beaches tarnished by marine debris. The once pristine coastline is an important nesting habitat for marine turtles and internationally significant breeding populations of Bridled and Roseate Terns.

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2020 General Jeffery Soil Health Award Winner

2020 General Jeffery Soil Health Award Winner

Emeritus Professor at The University of Western Australia, Lynnett Abbott established the innovative ‘Know your Soil Biology’ workshops for farmers, providing hands-on activities on the benefits of soil biota for soil health/quality. She is acknowledged as a world leader in this field for her pioneering research.

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2021 Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award Winner

2021 Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award Winner

The Floating Landcare Program, formally known as Workers on Water or WOW, provides community volunteers with a unique wilderness land management experience. Greater Sydney Local Land Services has facilitated and strengthened links with key partners to increase the number and diversity of volunteers involved.

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2021 Austcover Young Landcare Leadership Award Winner

2021 Austcover Young Landcare Leadership Award Winner

A remarkable and proud young Wiradjuri woman who Iives on Ngunnawal country, Year 12 student Dhani has a solid cultural education and has grown up involved in Caring for Country practices inclusive of seed harvesting, cultural burning, weed eradication work and native vegetation restoration.

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2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Team Award

2021 Woolworths Junior Landcare Team Award

With just 140 students and eight staff, Newham Primary School is achieving great results. Students have planted indigenous vegetation along a tributary of Deep Creek that abuts the school, creating a local wildlife nature corridor that connects with the Cobaw Biolink. They also designed and built a wetland.

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