Landcare ACT (LACT) is the Territory’s peak non-government organisation for landcare, the stewardship of the land by the people. LACT is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and represents the ACT on the National Landcare Network (NLN)
The 2017 LACT workshop for Territory farmers, rural land-holders, land managers and community members considered land use at the urban-rural interface. Based on workshop findings, this position statement has been prepared by the LACT Board.
Watch an evening conversation with Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe and Facilitated by Peter Bridgewater (Chair Landcare ACT) and Wally Bell (Ngunawal Elder) on Aboriginal Cultural Land Management and Sustainable and Productive Rural Practice for the 21st Century
On 2 June, Mick Gentleman MLA announced that the ACT Government’s 2018-19 Budget will provide funding of $352,000 over one year to support the three Landcare catchment groups to continue to undertake catchment management in the ACT.
A public forum was held on 26 August 2017 to consider issues affecting the planning and management of land in the rural-urban interface. This is the report of that forum.
Landcare ACT, the ACT’s peak body for land stewardship groups, is this week holding a forum to discuss the future of the ACT region’s non-urban land.