Victorian Landcare Magazine


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Weather and climate resources from Agriculture Victoria

Agriculture Victoria provides a range of services to support farmers and advisers to manage the risks associated with seasonal variability...


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Drought declaration produces climate change scenarios

The Ararat Rural City Council (ARCC) was drought declared by the State Government in early 2016.


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Climate change - an opportunity to rethink, restore and reboot

Unlike some city folk, many people who live and work in rural areas are inherently attuned to outside weather conditions.


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Victoria's freshwater blue carbon stores

As the impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, wetlands are drawing more and more attention for their vast...


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Research reveals the future for dairy farming in Gippsland

What will the climate in Gippsland be like in 2040 and how will different dairy farming systems respond to a...


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Helping the grains industry deal with climate volatility

Each year crop losses from frost and heat events cost the Australian grains industry tens of millions of dollars making...


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Climate change - plants and animals don't lie

Climate change has become a politically charged topic in Australia, and it seems our voting preference is heavily influenced by...


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Recycled water project greens Carranballac College

The two prep to year nine campuses of Carranballac College were built in the rapidly growing suburb of Point Cook,...


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Black wallabies on the move

For the past 35 years my wife and I have lived in a rural setting near Portland with 100 acres...


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Landscape model provides water balance picture

The Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian Landscape Water Balance website provides information on soil water storage within a region, as well...


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Yackandandah aims to be 100 per cent renewable by 2022

In 2014 Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY) formed with the objective of moving to a 100 per cent renewable energy target...