Meet your Bob Hawke Landcare Award finalists
The Bob Hawke Landcare Award acknowledges an individual who has; demonstrated a remarkable commitment to caring for the land, champions better practices, and gives their time to share knowledge with others so that they too can prosper.
The winner of the Bob Hawke Landcare Award will be announced at the 2018 National Landcare Awards gala dinner to be held on Thursday, 11 October, at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and the recipient will be presented with a prize package to the value of $50,000 for further development of their knowledge and skills in sustainable land management and Landcare.
You can join us and celebrate their achievements, register for the National Awards gala dinner today.
The Bob Hawke Landcare Award is administered by Landcare Australia through support from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.
Charlie Arnott, NSW
Simon Falkiner, VIC
Simon’s focus on maintaining soil health and his integrated pest and grazing management has made him a leading advocate for best-practice Landcare. His farm has hosted long-term trials, testing everything from soil acidification and biology, to pasture cover and cropping. He’s also undertaken extensive riparian restoration along Thompsons Creek to protect remnant vegetation, and assisted in monitoring the threatened Yarra pygmy perch and growling grass frog.