Report

National Landcare Program

25 March 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-184-8

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Committee membership (PDF 22KB)
Recommendations (PDF 15KB)
Acronyms and Abbreviations (PDF 10KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 25KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Context
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Landcare from 1989 to 2008 (PDF 143KB)

Introduction
Decade of Landcare
National Landcare Program 1992–1996
Natural Heritage Trust 1996–97 to 2007–08
Evaluations and reviews
Committee comment

Chapter 3 - Caring for our Country (PDF 132KB)

Introduction
Establishment
Evaluations of Caring for our Country
Reports and reviews
Committee comment

Chapter 4 - Landcare and the 2014–15 Budget (PDF 136KB)

Introduction
2014–15 Budget and Landcare
25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014–15
Responses to the Budget announcement
Committee comments

Chapter 5 - National Landcare Programme (PDF 193KB)

Introduction
National Landcare Programme arrangements
Program principles and design
Response to policy principles
Local
Simple
Long-term
Committee comments

Chapter 6 - Green Army Programme and 20 Million Trees (PDF 101KB)

Introduction
Green Army Programme
20 Million Trees
Committee comment

Chapter 7 - Other matters considered (PDF 100KB)

Introduction
Delivery of Landcare programs by the Department of the Environment and Department of Agriculture
Interaction of national, state and regional arrangements
Public/private benefits
Indigenous engagement in Landcare
Research and development

Chapter 8 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 60KB)

Landcare and the 2014–15 Budget
The Green Army Programme and 20 Million Trees
National Landcare Programme
Delivery of Landcare programs by the Department of the Environment and Department of Agriculture
Interaction of national, state and regional arrangements
Indigenous engagement in Landcare
Research and development

Government Senators' Additional Comments (PDF 21KB)

National Landcare Programme
Ongoing consultation with Landcare and local communities
Green Army Programme

Appendix 1 - Submissions, tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 15KB)

Submissions
Tabled documents
Additional information
Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 13KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

The history, effectiveness, performance and future of the National Landcare Program

Past Public Hearings

13 Oct 2014: Melbourne, VIC
07 Oct 2014: PERTH, WA
29 Aug 2014: CANBERRA, ACT

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