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History (not complete)

Key Dates

  • 1987 Phillip Island Landcare established.

  • 2018 Gifted a trailer from Sunshine Rotary Group 

  • 2019 Phillip Island Nature Park provided land for our new shed at the Koala Conservation Reserve

  • 2020 Opened our shed at AGM in December

  • 2021 Began Home Garden Visits program for urban members

  • 2021 Launched new website

Grants / Sponsorship

  • 2018 Barb Martin Bushbank Grant $800

  • 2020 Coastcare Grant $30,000

looking over farmland on Phillip Island

Achievements (not complete)

Since the formation of the group in 1987 some of the major achievements are:

  • Over 350,000 plants in the ground

  • Over 150 ha of remnant bush protected by fencing

  • Over 400 ha of salt affected land restored to production or the environment

  • Over 40 different Urban Landcare Seminar Days since its inception in 2003

  • Established community partnerships with major local Groups and Agencies

  • Created a calendar of annual events

  • Actively working with the Environmental Detectives program to provide school activities across the Island and San Remo

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