Project Platypus

Our purpose

Network established 1994

Project Platypus acts as an umbrella organisation for the eleven Landcare groups of the Upper Wimmera Catchment. Our mission is to support and empower the community to improve the environmental health of the Upper Wimmera Catchment while maintaining and improving productivity

Our committee

Phil Hall
Amanda Kilpatrick


Leigh Blackmore
03 5358 4410

Regions we're part of

Region 1


Black Range Landcare Group

Resumed activity in August 2008. The group consists of around 25 members and meet bimonthly. The Blackrange Land Management...

Concongella Landcare Group

Meetings are scheduled on a need basis, however rabbit control works are underway and several members have undertaken soil conservation...

Crowlands Landcare Group

Crowlands Landcare Group are a farming based Landcare group, with an interest in sustainable agriculture.

Load more

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events.

Past events

Group event Event ended 15 Oct 2016

Chicks in the Sticks

Frock up, pull on some sensible shoes and join other local like minded ladies for a farm tour exploring alternative...

Group event Event ended 4 Oct 2016

Cover Cropping Farm Tour

Project Platypus is hosting a cover cropping tour to the 2016 Farmer of the Year property of Grant and Naomi...

Load more

Group news and project updates

News, 23 Jun 2015,

Dung Beetle Workshop

Dr Bernard Doube, formerly a CSIRO scientist for 29 years, and co-author of “Dung Down Under” is coming to Dadswells...

Our network is here