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Victorian Landcare Awards – nominations close Sunday 11 July

Posted on 6 July, 2021 by Jacqui

Nominations for the 2021 Victorian Landcare Awards close this Sunday 11 July.

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In 2019, local winners were celebrated at Government House in Melbourne. They included:

  • Malmsbury District Landcare Group – Winner of the Australian Community Media Landcare Community Group Award.
  • Harcourt Valley Landcare Group – Highly Commended for the Australian Community Media Landcare Community Group Award.
  • Ian Grenda – Highly Commended for the Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award.

Read on to find out more about the Victorian and National Categories.

About the 2021 Victorian Landcare Awards

The State and Territory Landcare Awards are coordinated nationally by Landcare Australia, with each state and territory coordinating their own awards ceremony.  The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning through the Victorian Landcare Program coordinates the Victorian Landcare Awards ceremony.

In addition to the eight national award categories, Victoria awards additional categories which are independently sponsored at a state level.

The Awards are a celebration of the significant work undertaken by groups, networks and individuals who contribute their time and care to the conservation of Victoria’s land, water and biodiversity.

The Victorian Government is proud to support and celebrate the efforts of those environmental volunteers who are working to the protect our land, water and wildlife, and the communities who love and depend of them.

Nominations close 11 July 2021. To submit your application – please visit  


  • Dr Sidney Plowman Travel and Study Award ($4,000)
  • Heather Mitchell Memorial Fellowship ($4,000)
  • Environmental Youth Action Scholarship ($2,000)
  • Landcare Network Award ($500)
  • Environmental Volunteering Award ($500)
  • Urban Landcare Award ($500)
  • Joan Kirner Landcare Award ($1,000)


  • Australian Government Individual Landcarer Award ($500)
  • Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award ($500)
  • Australian Government Landcare Farming Award ($500)
  • Coastcare Award ($500)
  • Landcare Community Group Award ($500)
  • Woolworths Junior Landcare Team Award ($500)
  • Indigenous Land Management Award ($500)
  • Young Landcare Leader Award ($500)

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