Inaugural elections imminent for Landcare in Victoria

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More than forty (40) Landcare Delegates have been nominated for positions on the inaugural Landcare Victoria Inc. Committee of Management and Members’ Council.

At the close of nominations on 22 March, the President or nominated Delegate for groups in eight of the ten voting regions had put forward candidates for election. The elections will be declared at the AGM on 23 April 2018 in Melbourne. There are contested elections for the Committee of Management in three regions - Corangamite, Port Phillip & Westernport, and West Gippsland. Candidates will be elected unopposed in five regions - Goulburn Broken, North Central, North East, Glenelg Hopkins and Wimmera, plus the two professional landcarer positions. There were no Committee nominations for East Gippsland or Mallee and nominations will be called from the floor at the AGM. There are still some vacancies for the 50 member Landcare Council in all regions, except Corangamite.