National Landcare Awards

The National Landcare Awards is a key biennial event which acknowledges and celebrates local Landcare achievements at a national level, and sees 65 finalists from across Australia featuring in nine diverse categories.

The National Landcare Awards celebrate the achievements of Landcare volunteers around the country who dedicate their valuable time and energy into caring for the land and water that sustain us.


Vote for your favourite Landcarer

All finalists are also in the running to win the People’s Choice Award. A highly-coveted prize, this award is presented to the finalist who receives the most votes from the general public in the lead-up to the awards. The winner will be announced on Thursday, 11 October at the Awards gala dinner.

Voting is now open and closes on Wednesday, 10 October 2018. Show your fellow Landcarers some love and vote for them to win the People’s Choice Award.

Up until 30 July 2018 we are giving you the chance to win one of eight 2-day passes to the Conference and the Awards gala dinner. One lucky entrant per state will win.


National Landcare Awards

Held since Landcare’s inception, the State and Territory, and National Landcare Awards ceremonies showcase the achievements and history of Landcare and Coastcare, and above all recognises the invaluable contribution of volunteers to both the initiatives. Funded by the Department of Agriculture Water and Resources, with categories sponsored by Fairfax Media, Austcover and Rio Tinto, the National Landcare Awards are an opportunity to showcase the projects and partnerships around Australia that continue to strengthen Landcare participation and protect our precious natural land and water resources.

In addition to the nine diverse categories Landcare Australia also presents the Bob Hawke Landcare Award which celebrates an individual who has been involved in championing the Landcare ethic and inspiring others to take action on their own property or through a Landcare group. This 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. For more information please click here.

This year, the 2018 National Landcare Awards will be taking place on 11 October at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

2018 National Landcare Awards Sponsors

2018 National Landcare Awards Supporters


A range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available for the 2018 National Landcare Conference and Awards. You can download a copy of the sponsorship prospectus here to find out more.


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