Registration

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Join us at this year’s conference in-person in Sydney, or as an online virtual delegate.

HOW TO REGISTER

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Step 1 - Is your employer paying for your registration?

YES

You’re a Professional Delegate

NO

You’re a Community Delegate


Professional Delegate
This registration is for you if you are attending the conference as part of your salaried employment, and your conference costs is being paid for by your employer. This includes individuals employed by a federal, state or local government organisations, natural resource management or other government agencies, an industry body or consultant.

Community Delegate
You are entitled to a lower registration price as a “Community” delegate. If you are a part-time employee or volunteer and you are not attending as part of your salaried employment, please register as a Community delegate.

Step 2 - Select your conference options
You can purchase a full conference package or purchase only what you want to attend.

 

Conference Activity Cost Inclusions
Community early bird Full Conference Package (on sale until July 10) $250 (after July 10 cost will be $400) Wednesday and Thursday Conference, Welcome Reception, National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner (not field trips)
Professional early bird Full Conference Package (on sale until July 10) $600 (after July 10 cost will be $750) Wednesday and Thursday Conference, Welcome Reception, National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner (not field trips)
Community 1 Day (no early bird discount)  $150 One day conference (select your day) and Welcome Reception
Professional 1 Day (no early bird discount) $400 One day conference (select your day) and Welcome Reception
Welcome Reception $40 Tuesday social event 5.30pm to 7pm
National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner $100 Wednesday social event 6.30pm to 11pm
Field Trip Program Refer to below information Refer to below information
Step 3 - Would you like a Field Trip with that?

All field trips will take place on Tuesday 23 August, 2022. Field Trip Program delegates will be invited to the Welcome Reception, RSVP is required when you register.

Field Trip Cost pp
Field Trip 1 – Battlers for the Bush $60
Field Trip 2 – Floating up the river  $60
Field Trip 3 – Agriculture in Greater Sydney  $45
Field Trip 4 – Restoring Koala Habitat $45
Field Trip 5 – Coastal Lagoons $30
Field Trip 6 – A Trip around Botany Bay $30
Field Trip 7 – Exploring Coastal Open Space System $50
Step 5 - Are you attending as a Virtual Delegate?
Virtual delegates can attend the National Landcare Conference online for FREE, on Wednesday and Thursday 24 and 25 August.

Delegates will need to be registered to attend the conference as a virtual delegate – REGISTER NOW

 

Step 4 - Social Events

The Welcome Reception event opens the 2022 National Landcare Conference with a smoking ceremony and special event book launch. The reception will be held on Tuesday 23 August from 5.30pm to 7pm at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney. If you plan to attend, please RSVP when you register. Dress code is smart casual.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

The 2022 National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner will be held on Wednesday 24 August at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney. Pre-dinner drinks will commence at 6.30pm with dinner from at 7pm to 11pm. Dress code is cocktail, men are not required to wear a tie.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, Australian Community Media, KPMG, Steadfast and Woolworths.

If you purchase the Full Conference package, these social events are included in your delegate registration. Please ensure you RSVP to the Welcome Reception when you register.

If you purchase a Field Trip, the Welcome Reception is already included in the cost. Please ensure you RSVP to the Welcome Reception when you register.

Tickets prices for the social events:

  • Welcome Reception – $40
  • National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner – $100

EVENTS AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY 23 AUGUST

Conference Day 1

Field Trips

Delegates can experience the diversity of landcare in the Greater Sydney region with the 2022 National Landcare Conference Field Trip Program. From sustainable farming to natural resource management projects, the field trips are an opportunity for landcare groups and volunteers to showcase the conservation and changing land use in the Greater Sydney region.

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception event opens the 2022 National Landcare Conference with a smoking ceremony and special event book launch. The reception will be held on Tuesday 23 August from 5.30pm to 7pm at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney. If you plan to attend, please RSVP when you register. Dress code is smart casual.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

Sydney Darling Harbour at night

WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST

Conference Day 2

Landcare champion Costa Georgiadis will MC the conference sessions including the keynote address from Professor Mark Howden, Director of the Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions at The Australian National University. Plenary speakers include the Landcare Back to the Future Panel and the Landcare Farming Panel. There are 30 breakout sessions across six streams including: Landcare Farming and Emerging Environmental Markets, Environment and Climate Change, Community Partnerships in Action, Landcare Impact, Urban Landcare and First Nations.

National Landcare Awards Gala Dinner

Costa will host this very special event to recognise the diversity of landcare across Australia, and celebrate the achievements of the 61 Landcare Awards nominees.

The award nominees were winners in the 2021 State and Territory Landcare Program, and are now finalists for the 2022 National Landcare Awards. A winner will be announced for the following categories:

  • Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award
  • Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award
  • Australian Government Landcare Farming Award
  • Coastcare Award
  • ACM Landcare Community Group Award
  • Woolworths Junior Landcare Team Award
  • KPMG Indigenous Land Management Award
  • Steadfast Young Landcare Leadership Award

The winners of the Bob Hawke Landcare Award and the General Jeffery Soil Health Award will also be announced.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, Australian Community Media, KPMG, Steadfast and Woolworths.

THURSDAY 25 AUGUST

Conference Day 3

The final day of the conference will include plenary speakers on the Emerging Environmental Markets for Landcare Panel and Cultural Land Management Panel, with Victor Steffensen making a plenary presentation. There are 30 breakout sessions across six streams including: Landcare Farming and Emerging Environmental Markets, Environment and Climate Change, Community Partnerships in Action, Landcare Impact, Urban Landcare and First Nations.

Sydney Darling Harbour at night

FIELD TRIPS

Field Trips will be held on Tuesday 23 August 2022

Delegates can experience the diversity of landcare in the Greater Sydney region with the 2022 National Landcare Conference Field Trip Program. From sustainable farming to natural resource management projects, the field trips are an opportunity for landcare groups and volunteers to showcase the conservation and changing land use in the Greater Sydney region.

The field trip program has been developed with the generous support of the Field Trip Committee, made up of representatives from Garguree Swampcare Greater Sydney Landcare Network, Hawkesbury-Nepean Landcare Network, Community Environment Network, Local Land Services, North Sydney Council, Northern Beaches Council, Hornsby Shire Council, Sutherland Shire Council and Landcare Australia.

Field Trip Program delegates will be invited to the Welcome Reception, RSVP is required when you register.

Field Trip 3 – Agriculture in Greater Sydney – $45 pp

Field Trip 3 – Agriculture in Greater Sydney – $45 pp

From grazing to small mixed farms, this tour will take you on an agricultural journey to some of the most fertile and productive farms in NSW. The first stop is Belgenny Farm – which was originally owned by John and Elizabeth Macarthur – an opportunity to check out...

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Field Trip 6 – A trip around Botany Bay – $30 pp

Field Trip 6 – A trip around Botany Bay – $30 pp

Botany Bay, in Southern Sydney, has been an important place throughout Australia’s history. This trip will look at how Botany Bay has changed over time and how natural areas persist and are cared for in an urban environment. The first stop is Joseph Banks Reserve near...

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