Archive:   Landcare Awards

Last Updated 14/2/09



Landcare Awards Winners Announced

(11/9/08 - O)  A super well done to winners and nominees, especially those from Macedon Ranges Shire

Last Saturday's announcement of the Landcare Awards saw Macedon Ranges represented in the nominations and winners.  Penny Roberts of Newham won the Individual Caring For Private Land award. 


Deep Creek Landcare were nominated for the Community Group Caring for Private Land award, and Wurundjeri Tribe Land Compensation Cultural Heritage Council and Mt William Wurundjeri Stone Axe Quarry and Sunbury Rings Advisory Group were nominated for the Indigenous Caring for Land award.  On top of that, John Webb Ware of Clarkefield is a member the Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party which was nominated for the Community Group Caring for Public Land award.


A super duper well done to all the kids who were nominated through their schools and junior Landcare group in the Young People Caring for Land category, and to the winners, Balnarring Primary School. 


Hope we haven't missed anyone (psst... well done Arnie too!). 


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2008 Port Philip and Westernport Landcare Awards & Celebration - Saturday 6 September 2008

(31/8/08 - E)  Fabulous free event, Federation Square.  Bus transport and childcare available too..

MC is Kerry Armstrong.  Interesting and fun, the serious part comes when the top 'Landcarers' get their well-deserved awards.   Click here for more information.



2008 Landcare Awards: Recognition For Those Who Make A Difference

(9/6/08 - E)  Closing date for nominations extended to 20 June

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2006 Landcare Award Winners Announced: Take A Bow, Newham & District Landcare

(8/9/06 - E) Well Done! to all Macedon Ranges' nominees

Nobody's a loser when so many people are actively doing things to hold onto and improve our natural environment.  Congratulations to to the organizers and all the people who support Landcare, including the Victorian government.  Click here to see Award details



2006 Port Phillip & Western Port Landcare Celebration:  Awards Day, 2 September:  RSVP 30/8

(13/8/06 - E)  It's fantastic!  Be a part of this day of recognizing achievers.  Make a day out of it:  catch the bus, take the kids, have a free feed... and applaud what people in the community have done for our environment.

Landcare organisers are making it easy for you to get involved and be part of a terrific 'awards' day at Federation Square in Melbourne.

Click here to go to an information sheet and RSVP Form.



(28/8/06) UPDATE STOP PRESS:  Nominees for the 2006 Port Phillip and Western Port Landcare Awards now available  Macedon Ranges is well represented in the nominations by Greening of Riddell (2 nominations), Romsey Primary School (1 nomination), and Newham and District Landcare Group (2 nominations).  WELL DONE, that's excellent - and good luck in the Awards!  Click here for a list of all nominees.



(28/8/06) UPDATE  Governor of Victoria To Present Awards  There are 11 Landcare Award Categories this year, and we received 58 nominations across the 11 categories. The 11 award winners will be announced on the day and presented with their awards.  We will also have an Honour Roll on display recognising all those community (Landcare and Friends Group) volunteers who have given 10 or 20 years service to the community.  We are also happy to advise that Professor David de Kretser, A.C., Governor of Victoria and Patron of Landcare, will be presenting the awards to the winners.



Nominations For Landcare Awards Close June 2  JUNE 16

(25/5/06 - E)  Reminder to Landcare and associated groups

(10/6/06 - E) Date for nominations now extended.  Click here for more information