Lastest news & opinions from NLN


NLN 2022 Year in Review: Let's seize the moment

Blog | 31 Dec 2022 |

The NLN committed significant time working with our members before the election in developing the Community Landcare Futures Framework and in advocating it to both of the major parties ahead of the election and with the new Government following the election.


The NLN welcomes Government’s response to Samuel's Review

Blog | 9 Dec 2022 |

The National Landcare Network welcomes the Albanese Government’s response to the Samuel’s Report announced by Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek, with measures to turn the tide from nature destruction to nature repair.    


Grassroots landcarers welcome Government’s $302 million commitment to sustainable agriculture

Blog | 2 Nov 2022 |

The Landcare movement, founded on sustainable agricultural principles, welcomes the Government’s commitment to boost the productivity and profitability of the agriculture sector while delivering wider climate and environmental benefits.


Landcare movement welcomes Budget commitment to address environmental challenges

Blog | 26 Oct 2022 |

The National Landcare Network (NLN) welcomes the Government’s following through of their election promise to address environmental challenges in the 2022-23 Budget -- with funding announced for climate action, the extinction crisis, the environment, biosecurity, sustainable farming, and community resilience.


Landcarers urged to become platypus champions in ACF's Platy-project

Blog | 29 Sep 2022 |

NLN CEO Jim Adams wants community Landcarers to look out for platypus and become citizen scientists.


NLN welcomes Annie Andrews as Interim Chair

Blog | 21 Sep 2022 |

The National Landcare Network welcomes Annie Andrews from Landcare NT as Interim Chair after Patrick O’Connor from the Landcare Association of SA stepped down from the position.


OzFish And National Landcare Network Combine For Habitat Restoration

Blog | 3 Aug 2022 |

NLN is excited to join forces with OzFish on practical projects that deliver improved aquatic and terrestrial habitats on a scale never seen before.


'Let's rehydrate the nation': NLN and Mulloon share vision during visit

Blog | 20 Jul 2022 |

National Landcare Network staff and directors felt the warm hospitality of partners Mulloon Institute on a cold winter day visiting the Mulloon Rehydration Initiative.


Community Landcare offers hopeful solutions to the challenges detailed in the ‘confronting’ State of Environment Report

Blog | 20 Jul 2022 |

Amid the sobering findings detailed in the Australia State of the Environment 2021 Report, the positive impact of community Landcare movement offers hope.  


WEBINAR: Rebuilding Community after Climate Disaster

Blog | 8 Jun 2022 |

Farmers for Climate Action and the National Landcare Network are set to host a webinar exploring community resilience following climate disasters such as bushfires and floods, featuring disaster recovery psychologist Dr Rob Gordon and Northern Rivers Landcare Coordinator Emma Stone.    


Join the Futures Framework campaign: Become a #LandcareFutures champion

Blog | 1 Jun 2022 |

Join the Futures Framework campaign: Become a #LandcareFutures champion    


Video: Patrick O'Connor launches of the Community Landcare Futures Framework

Blog | 25 Apr 2022 |

Video: Dr Patrick O'Connor launches the Community Landcare Futures Framework    


Community Landcare reveals its $48m Futures Framework proposal

Blog | 18 Mar 2022 |

Australian Community Landcare Futures Framework    


Landcare Network partners with Farmers For Climate Action to deliver farmer-led climate solutions

Blog | 22 Feb 2022 |

Two of Australia’s leaders in on-farm conservation, biodiversity and climate change have joined forces


2021 Year in Review: A stronger and future-focused National Landcare Network

Blog | 12 Dec 2021 |

 Despite the challenges of 2021, The National Landcare Network finished the year in strong shape, with increased organisational capacity, a number of strong new partnerships, three new energised board members and a future-focused strategy.


Did you know the country benefits $1,347 for every Landcarer?

Blog | 18 Nov 2021 |

Many would say you can’t put a price on being a Landcarer -- that the feeling of getting your hands in the dirt, building community, and restoring local landscapes and ecosystems, is priceless.


OPINION: The Power of One Voice

By Dr. Patrick O'Connor | Blog | 1 Nov 2021 |

In a time where the focus is steadily shifting to the strength of the community, and the value of community-led change, it is more heartening than ever to see first-hand the power a grass-roots movement can have.

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