Looking forward for the National Landcare Program

So, an Australian Environment and Communications Senate Standing Committee is examining the “history, effectiveness, performance and future of the National Landcare Program”… Looking backwards There is a fair bit of material to draw upon about the history, effectiveness and performance of the Landcare program. There have been reviews previously, including by the Australian National Audit Office (it wasn’t pretty), […]

Landscape Repair – Who Should Pay?

“expenditure on programs to restore the landscape shouldn’t be accounted as an ‘expense’, these costs should be capitalised, recognising they are investments in the Australian landscape asset that will harvest returns for generations” Australia is an ancient continent. After tens-of-thousands of years of indigenous use of the already-old land, we decided to ramp up our […]

Who’s Who in the Landcare Zoo?

Landcare is celebrating it’s twenty-fifth birthday this year. But what is Landcare today? For a background on the development of Landcare, this publication is great, it highlights the organic development of the Landcare movement, especially the individuals and groups involved. If you want to engage in Landcare, who do you talk to?