Regional Landcare
2024 Victorian Landcare Grants

East Gippsland Regional Landcare

The Regional Landcare Coordinator (RLC) provides strategic guidance, coordination and support for the Landcare program across the East Gippsland region. The RLC focusses on establishing links between state government priorities for investment and regional Landcare priorities.

East Gippsland Landcare region includes, East Gippsland Landcare Network, Far East Victoria Landcare, Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee and the High Country Landcare network. The area covered by these networks is approximately 742,000 hectares.

The East Gippsland Landcare Network comprises 24 groups in the Bairnsdale and surrounding areas. It is managed by a committee of members from different groups in the region. It employs three staff who support individual Landcare groups.

Far East Victoria Landcare comprises 7 Landcare groups located between Nowa Nowa and the Victorian-New South Wales border. It employs 2 staff members to support Landcare groups and carry out projects.

The Sustainable Agriculture Facilitator (SAF) is hosted by Far East Victora Landcare and provides opportunities for farmers to develop skills and knowledge, so they are better equipped to make sound land and natural resource management decisions and independently source further knowledge and assistance when required. For more information, please contact Emma Orgill, Sustainable Agriculture Facilitator on 03 5154 2867 or

The Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee comprises 1 group on the Victorian side of the border with New South Wales. Their staff are shared with the 8 Landcare groups in south eastern New South Wales.

The High Country Landcare Network comprises of 1 group within the East Gippsland catchment and 1 in the North Central catchment. Link to Swifts Creek, Ensay Landcare Group Facebook page.

Regional Landcare Report Card

The enthusiasm and passion of Landcare volunteers throughout East Gippsland is demonstrated in their commitment to the projects they put their hands to. They dedicate their time to take on projects that improve both environmental and recreational opportunities in our region. The East Gippsland CMA would like to acknowledge the dedication and value of our Landcare volunteers and their contribution to the environment and our community as we present this a snapshot of their hard work over the last twelve months.

Regional Landcare Support Plan

The Regional Landcare Support Plan (2020-2025) identifies the resources and priorities for Landcare in the region. The plan was developed through consultation with the Landcare networks to define their future needs and aspirations.

2023 Victorian Landcare Grants

Angler Grants and Community Grants

For further information on Landcare and grant opportunities in East Gippsland contact:

Krystel Handley
Community Projects Officer
Ph: 0419 892 268

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past and present.