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Resource, 24 Aug 2019,

EGLN Annual Reports

EGLN Annual Reports

Resource, 25 Feb 2019,

LVI Complaints Policy Procedure

Resource, 6 Jun 2018,

LVI Member Group Grants Policy

LVI supports Member Groups to make grant applications where the Member Group is financial for the current financial year, in...

Resource, 6 Jun 2018,

Landcare Victoria Inc. Code of Conduct

Each LVI Member Group is required to have a documented code of conduct which covers child safety, bullying, sexual harassment...

Resource, 9 May 2018,

Landcare Victoria Inc. Chair's Annual Report - 1718

As presented to the 2018 Landcare Victoria Inc. Annual General Meeting by Landcare Victoria Inc.'s Chair Terry Hubbard.

Project Update, 22 Apr 2018,

CLEA Resources

CLEA is a project of Landcare Victoria Inc.

Project Update, 22 Apr 2018,

Six things that make for happy and productive Landcare staff

Learnings from the 2017 Professional Landcarers Forum in Riddells Creek informed this Landcare Victoria Inc. resource. 

Resource, 11 Apr 2018,

Volunteer form

It is important to us that volunteers are able to communicate their interests, along with skills that they have or...

Resource, 4 Apr 2018,

LVI Members Survey - Outcomes Report

The Landcare Victoria Inc. members survey closed on Friday 23 February 2018.

Resource, 1 Mar 2018,

Landcare Victoria Inc. Committee of Management & Members Council

These documents describe the roles of both the LVI Committee of Management and the LVI Members Council, and provides information on...

Resource, 14 Sep 2017,

Child Safe Standards - First Steps!

All groups need to comply with the Child Safe Standards if they have activities which children (under 18) might attend...

Resource, 9 Aug 2017,

Landcare Victoria Inc. Insurance Summary

The LVI insurance package includes Public Liability insurance, Volunteer Workers (Personal Accident) insurance and Management Liability (Office Bearers / Professional...

Resource, 12 May 2017,

Child Safe Standards

Information for community groups where children are involved

Resource, 20 Apr 2017,

Going into Recess, Merging and Closing Down

General advice for Landcare groups and networks experiencing periods of inactivity and/or to support merger/dissolution discussions.

Project Update, 6 Apr 2017,

Landcare Victoria Inc: Frequently Asked Questions

In order to help our Member Groups understand the merger and how it might affect your group and members, we...

Resource, 9 Mar 2017,

CHLG Membership form

Christmas Hills landholders can use this form to join as a new member ($20 - and you get a member...

Resource, 9 Mar 2017,

Christmas Hills Landcare Group Annual Reports

The Christmas Hills Landcare Group Annual Reports summarise the events, projects, group health, membership and finances of the Christmas Hills...

Resource, 23 Nov 2016,

Landcare Share Centre

The Landcare Share Centre was developed by the former Victorian Landcare Council as a practical means to facilitate sharing and...

Resource, 18 Nov 2016,

Group brochure and strategic plan

Resource, 9 Nov 2016,

Digital Landcare Meetings Case Study

Recently the Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups started to use Digital Meetings for their regular committee meetings, to try to deal...

Resource, 14 Oct 2016,

Corangamite Landcare Support Plan

The Corangamite Landcare Support Plan 2013-2018 provides a framework for the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) to support Landcare (including...

Resource, 12 Oct 2016,

Managing group content on the Gateway

Information about editing content and permission levels

Resource, 11 Oct 2016,

Landcare group and network maps

The Victorian Landcare Program has produced a series of maps displaying group and network boundaries.

Resource, 21 Sep 2016,

Online document management

Tips for managing group documents and images

Resource, 21 Sep 2016,

Using social media

How to make the most of social media

Resource, 19 Sep 2016,

Online member management

Tools to help you manage your group's membership

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Using labour market programs: advice for groups

The environmental and community benefits of Landcare work mean your group could be eligible sponsors in the Government’s labour market...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Employing contractors and consultants: advice for groups

Landcare groups may need to use contractors and consultants to provide specialist services and skills that are not available within...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Selecting a method of employment: advice for groups

If you need to employ staff, it’s important to work out what method of employment best suits your needs and resources.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Employing staff: advice for groups

Your group will reach an exciting and rewarding stage when you’re in a position to employ staff to do a...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Celebration and recognition: advice for groups

Landcare group members volunteer a lot of time, knowledge, skills and other resources towards protecting and enhancing their local environment.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

What skills and knowledge does the group have?

In a Landcare group there will be members with a wide range of personal and technical skills which are very...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Managing volunteers: advice for groups

Whether members of your group or people who are involved in a one-off project, volunteers and voluntary works are a...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Recruiting and retaining members: advice for groups

Volunteers are the lifeblood of Landcare groups.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Sharing the load - delegation: advice for groups

By delegating properly, group leaders can not only lighten the work burdens on key members but, perhaps more importantly, help...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Beating burn-out: advice for groups

‘Burn-out’ is a problem for many volunteer groups.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Succession planning: advice for groups

Leadership is important to the success of your Landcare group.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Conflict resolution: advice for groups

Conflict within your group, or between other groups and individuals, can waste a lot of time and energy that could...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Effective leadership: advice for groups

If your group is to be effective, its best chance is with a leader who enthuses, guides and directs you all.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Permits and permissions in Victoria

As part of achieving your goals, your group is likely to be confronted with legal responsibilities for which you need...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Personal safety: advice for groups

All Landcare groups and networks have a moral and legal obligation to minimise risk or injury to anyone involved in...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Risk management: why worry?

All Landcare groups such as yours are involved in activities which involve some risk.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Insurance for Landcare groups

Insurance has become an essential part of modern life, to protect assets and people.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Incorporation for Landcare groups

If you want to trade as an entity in your own right, your group will need to be incorporated.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Keeping records: advice for groups

You need to keep records for two important groups – you and the people who support your work.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

How to market your group successfully

Marketing uses different techniques to attract customers.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Working with the media: advice for groups

Gaining positive and consistent coverage in the media can have a very positive impact on your Landcare group.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Raising the group profile

This Landcare note should help you get more of your members involved in group activities as well as tell the...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Using technology: advice for groups

Your group will be more successful if you use communication technology systems to find information and keep yourselves organised and efficient.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Key principles for effective communication

Effective communication is essential for delivering a clear message to your audience.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Effective communication in your group

Effective communication is essential to minimise misunderstandings and conflicts and ensure your group works smoothly.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Planning and running events

Getting the ‘basics’ right when you’re planning and running an event gives you a better chance of having a successful...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Monitoring and evaluating group activities

Monitoring your Landcare group’s activities and projects provides valuable information to everyone involved in the project about how your work...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Project site planning and management: advice for groups

Project site planning is what you do to identify everything you need (materials, labour, funds) for the activities you want...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Developing a Landcare project

There are several factors you need to consider if you are going to develop and implement a project effectively.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Project planning: advice for groups

Landcare groups usually manage a number of projects, both large and small.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Project management: advice for groups

A well managed project is more likely to get the best results and can adapt to changing circumstances and seasonal events.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Deductible gift recipient and taxable charity concession information for Landcare groups

It is becoming common for funders to ask for Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Concession Charity status from groups when...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

GST and ABN: advice for groups

Taxation requirements change constantly. It’s important to keep up to date because there may be legal financial requirements you need...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Budgeting: advice for groups

Putting together a budget is important as it sets up the group’s financial plan for the coming year, and predicts...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Banking: advice for groups

This Landcare Note outlines the tasks associated with banking and offers information on how you can assess and improve your...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Keeping financial records: advice for groups

Reliable financial records are an essential tool in keeping tabs on your finances, while providing a useful history that will...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Financial management: advice for groups

Good financial management is important to help make sure your group has the funds for what you want to do,...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Using a prospectus to gain funding for your group

Using a prospectus is one way your Landcare group may consider approaching a corporate or alternative funder.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Local fundraising: advice for groups

Local fundraising is vital for community groups, not only because it generates important funds but it also allows you to...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Grants guide for community groups

Grants give your members the resources to undertake projects and activities set out in your group’s plans.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Sponsorship: advice for groups

Sponsorship plays an increasingly important role in supporting Landcare projects, providing additional resources so groups can achieve their goals through...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Partnerships and collaboration: advice for groups

Landcare groups need to collaborate with people and organisations who can provide information, technical, material and financial support.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Funding options for community groups

This Landcare Note is a guide to finding financial support from a range of local, regional and federal bodies.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Action planning: advice for groups

Having an action plan means you can organise your activities efficiently and effectively.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Strategic planning: advice for groups

Strategic planning helps you set out what you are trying to achieve and how to get there.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Group planning: advice for groups

Good planning can help you be clear on what you want to achieve and how to do it.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Developing an Indigenous Landcare group

Establishing an Indigenous Landcare group is a unique way of engaging the Indigenous community in natural resource management.

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Effective meetings: advice for groups

It’s important your meetings are run with clarity and purpose so the group is able to function effectively, maintains enthusiasm...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Meeting types: advice for groups

Understanding the different types of meetings needed for a group to function effectively will help your group achieve all it...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Committee roles: advice for groups

If your group is going to work effectively and achieve what you want to do, you need a good committee...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Committee function: advice for groups

Your Landcare group needs to decide the best way for your committee to work in order to minimise any conflict...

Resource, 7 Sep 2016,

Starting up a Landcare group

If you’re thinking about starting up a Landcare group in your area, there are a few things to consider before...

Resource, 6 Sep 2016,

New Landcare Group Start-Up Kit

The New Landcare Group Start-Up Kit outlines the formal and informal steps required to start a new group.

Resource, 24 Aug 2016,

New Group Kit - Joining Landcare Victoria Inc.

These resources provide the basic information you need to join Landcare Victoria Inc.(LVI).

Project Update, 24 Aug 2016,

Landcare Victoria Inc. Rules

These are the current LVI Rules covering the operations of the LVI as a whole and the relationship of a...

Resource, 17 Aug 2016,

Employing Landcare support staff

A series of templates to assist with the employment and management of Landcare Support Persons in Victoria.

Resource, 17 Aug 2016,

Marketing and communications

Useful tools and resources to help community groups develop their media and marketing activity.

Resource, 17 Aug 2016,

Landcare notes: Managing a successful group

Detailed practical tips and advice for achieving group success.

Resource, 12 Aug 2016,

Volunteer Management Manual

Does your group need help in how to get the most out of your volunteers?

Resource, 3 Aug 2016,

Health and Safety

Does your group have a health and safety policy? Advice to help all Landcare groups develop a safe working environment.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

Templates: Employing Landcare support staff

Includes a number of templates to help during the employment process.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

Toolkit: Being Investor Ready

Develop the skills to source funding from non-traditional sources.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

How to: Mapping

Information and advice for using mapping technologies, from Google Maps to ArcMap and everything in between.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

Landcare logos

Using the Landcare logo in promotional material

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

Hire agreement template: Lend your equipment to others

A template that allows groups to create an agreement between two parties when hiring their equipment to other people or groups.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

Toolkit: Planning With Purpose

A set of guides designed to help members create a plan for groups, networks and projects.

Resource, 28 Jul 2016,

How to: Gaining sponsorship

How to source and secure sponsorship as well as tools to assist with the process.