Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Landcare Week celebrates 20 year milestone

Posted on 13 August, 2009 by Connecting Country

This year we will celebrate 20 years in the Landcare journey.  Landcare week celebrates the huge contribution landcare volunteers have made to their local communities over the past 20 years, as well as encouraging others to put their hands up and get involved.

Landcare Week 2009 will run from the 7th – 11th September.

See the Landcare Week website for more information and to register your event.


position vacant – project manager

Posted on 26 July, 2009 by Connecting Country

Connecting Country (Mount Alexander Region) Inc invites applications for the position of Project Manager.

Connecting Country is seeking to appoint a resourceful, innovative and collaborative Project Manager to guide its landscape scale restoration project through the next phase of implementation.

The position is for 12 months with an extension subject to further funding.  The position salary is between $55,000 and $65,000.

Position Description available in ‘Documents and Publications’ on this website or contact Secretary Jan Hall on 5470 5556

For further information contact

Written applications should be marked Confidential – Project Manager: Connecting Country and  be submitted to The Secretary, PO Box 437, Castlemaine VIC 3450

by 5.00 p.m., Tuesday August 18th, 2009.


My Victorian Waterway Survey

Posted on 2 July, 2009 by Connecting Country

World first research into the social importance of waterways is happening in Victoria.

The Department of Sustainability and Environment are coordinating a survey to find out about how Victorian communities use and value waterways.

You are invited to be a part of it.   Simply complete the online survey by the 31st July.  It takes about 15 minutes.

All Victorian adults (18 years and older) can complete the survey and help shape waterway management throughout the State.