Registration Kit - Joining Landcare Victoria Inc.

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These resources provide the basic information you need to join Landcare Victoria Inc. (LVI). All groups with a landcare or sustainable land management focus should fit within the LVI Purpose and therefore be eligible for membership (see LVI Rules).

Landcare Victoria Inc (LVI) supports members with insurance (see Insurance Summary), grants, the Landcare magazine, advocacy, information and advice.

Resources

LVI Brochure - Download (1.9 MB)

What is Landcare Victoria Inc? What services does it provide its members? To learn more about LVI, the benefits of membership, and how to apply, please read the 'LVI Brochure' and 'LVI Registration Information' documents first.

LVI Registration Information - Download (211 KB)

What are the benefits of membership? Is my group/network eligible to join? How do I submit an application? To learn more about LVI, the benefits of membership, and how to apply, please read the 'LVI Brochure' and 'LVI Registration Information' documents first.

LVI Rules - Download (288 KB)

The Landcare Victoria Inc Rules of Association, current as at 29 May 2020. The LVI Rules cover the operations of LVI as a whole and the relationship of a Member Group to LVI. The constitution, rules or by-laws of any prospective group must allow the group to fulfil its obligations to LVI. As part of the membership registration process, Member Groups are asked to submit a copy of the group’s purposes (or rules if independently incorporated) and a list the group’s activities to the LVI Committee of Management for approval.

LVI Insurance Overview 2021/22 - Download (127 KB)

The LVI insurance package in 2021/22 includes Public Liability insurance, Volunteer Workers (Personal Accident) insurance, and Association Liability (Professional Indemnity and Directors & Office Bearers) insurance. The Insurance Overview outlines the basic conditions and coverage. A detailed Insurance Summary is available to all financial member groups, in confidence. On request, full policy documents are available to financial members by contacting the LVI office via info@lvi.org.au or 03 9034 1940.

LVI Registration Form 2021/22 - Download (80 KB)

Please use this registration form to apply for membership from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022. If a different start date or term is needed, you are already a LVI member group, or you have any further queries about the joining process, please contact the LVI office via info@lvi.org.au or 03 9034 1940 to discuss the options.

Membership List Template (Email-friendly version) - Download (137 KB)

Prospective Member Groups must supply a member list with their application. Please use our template to submit your list. This version is in Excel (.xls) format and should be used if you are completing the list on a computer and submitting it via email. Please be sure to include full names, join dates, and addresses (or email addresses) for each member. If each individual in the group would get a vote at your AGM, please list each individual on a separate row. If households/families share a single vote, please list them together on one row (eg. John & Mary Smith). For networks: please include each of the network's independent subgroups on the membership list.

Membership List Template (Print-friendly version) - Download (155 KB)

Prospective Member Groups must supply a member list with their application. Please use our template to submit your list. This version is in Word (.doc) format and should be used if you are printing the list and completing it by hand. Please be sure to include full names, join dates, and addresses (or email addresses) for each member. If each individual in the group would get a vote at your AGM, please list each individual on a separate row. If households/families share a single vote, please list them together on one row (eg. John & Mary Smith). For networks: please include each of the network's independent subgroups on the membership list.

Activities List - Download (191 KB)

Prospective Member Groups must supply an activities list with their application. Please use this checklist to indicate the activities your group/network engages in.