Conference Program

Plenary program

This year’s conference promises a dynamic program of site visits, workshops and presentations by exciting and motivating speakers. Click here to download a printable version. The concurrent speakers and site visits program, which takes place on Thursday, can also be viewed on this page – click here to view, or scroll down.

DAY 1
Wednesday 25 October 2017
SESSION DETAILS
8:00AM-9:00AM REGISTRATION  
9:00 AM-10:30AM Landcare NSW MUSTER  Grassroots Landcarers forum with Landcare NSW (free to attend)
10:30AM MORNING TEA  
11:00AM-12:00PM Landcare NSW MUSTER Landcare NSW (free to attend)
12:00PM LUNCH (for Muster attendees only)  
12:30PM CONFERENCE OPEN  
Welcome to Country  
Welcome by MC Anne Delaney
Welcome address by Landcare NSW & Local Land Services  
Welcome address by Members of Parliament & Mayor   Cr Kevin Mack
1:30PM-2:45PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
2:45PM-3:30PM AFTERNOON TEA  
3:30PM-4:30PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER Stan Grant
4:30PM-5:00PM PLENARY SESSION

Biodiversity Conservation Trust
Investment Strategy Participation

 

5:00PM-6:30PM WELCOME RECEPTION – QE2 Square  
DAY 2
Thursday 26 October 2017
SESSION DETAILS
8:00AM Marshalling onto buses for Field Trips – leave 8.30AM BIODIVERSITY & AGRICULTURE Streams
9:00 AM-10:30AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS at Albury Entertainment Centre (AEC) ABORIGINAL LANDCARE & WATER Streams
10:30AM-11.00AM MORNING TEA  
11:00AM-12:00PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS at AEC ABORIGINAL LANDCARE & WATER Streams
12:00PM-12.45PM LUNCH at AEC  
12:45PM Marshalling onto buses for Field Trips – leave 1.00PM ABORIGINAL LANDCARE & WATER Streams    
1:30PM-2:15PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS at AEC BIODIVERSITY & AGRICULTURE Streams
2:15PM-3:00PM AFTERNOON TEA  
3:00PM-4:00PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS at AEC BIODIVERSITY & AGRICULTURE Streams
4:-00PM-6:00PM FREE TIME or state-based networking sessions – RLFs, LLCIs – local adventures or retail therapy

 

 

6:30PM GALA DINNER & LANDCARE AWARDS  Dinner, refreshments & dancing 

DAY 3
Friday 27 Ocrober 2017

SESSION DETAILS
9:00AM-9:45PM Landcare NSW Update and Muster Feedback  
9:45AM-10:30AM Local Landcare Coordinator Initiative Update  
10:30AM-11.00AM MORNING TEA  
11:00AM-12:00PM PLENARY SESSION Lynne Strong, Josh Gilbert and Anika Molesworth
12:00PM-12.30PM PLENARY SESSION Hawkes Brewing Co.
12:30PM-12:40PM PROGRAM CLOSE Assistant Minister to the Deputy PM, The Hon. Luke Hartsuyker MP,
12:50PM Next conference announced Robert Dulhunty (Chair, Landcare NSW), Richard Bull (Chair, Local Land Services)
1:00PM CONFERENCE CLOSE Anne Delaney

Thursday concurrent speakers & site visits program

* This program may be subject to minor changes

Thursday
26/10/2017
BIODIVERSITY STREAM Wirraminna EEC Field Visit AGRICULTURE STREAM
Woomargama Station
Field Visit
 ABORIGINAL LANDCARE STREAM
Wonga Wetlands Field Visit
WATER STREAM
Lake Hume Weir
Field Visit
8:00: AM Meet at Albury Entertainment Centre courtyard
Registrations Desk Open
Meet at Albury Entertainment Centre courtyard
Registrations Desk Open
     
8:15: AM Marshall to buses Marshall to buses
8:30: AM Buses leave for Wirraminna EEC Buses leave for Woomargama Registrations Desk Open Registrations Desk Open
9:00: AM Chair – TBA
Acknowledgment of Country
– Site Tour/Talk (Stacee Bell)
Chair – Dale Stringer (Holbrook Landcare Network)
Acknowledgment of Country
– Site Tour/Talk (Clare Cannon)
Chair – TBA
Awards Finalists Presentation
Chair – Gary Rodda (LLS)
Awards Finalists Presentation
9:30 AM Morning tea Morning tea Debbie Repschlager – (Landcare) Partnerships for Working on Country
Jeanette Crew (Landcare) – LLCI being an Aboriginal Landcare Coordinator
Neil Bull (RGA) – Bitterns in Rice
David Mitchell (DPI) – Long Term Salinity Monitoring
Kylie Russell (FHN) – Fish Habitat Network
10:00: AM Luke Pearce (DPI) – Multisite Fish in Waterways
Emma Stone (Landcare) – Frog song catalysing action
Matt Cameron (OEH) – Threatened Species Squirrel Gliders
  
Doris Razeng (Landcare) – People tackling Integrated Pest and Weeds
Rebecca Staines (AgnVet) – Public Private Partnerships and Women in Ag
Janelle Jenkins (LLS) – Why 5 LLSs deliver ‘Trouble with Sub’
  
 10:30 AM  Morning tea Morning tea 
 11:00 AM Workshop
Joanne Lenehan (OEH) – Discussion session about Aboriginal Landcare
Workshop
Siwan Lovett (ARRC) – The Rivers of Carbon Model
 11:30 AM  Return to AEC by bus  Return to AEC by bus
12:00 PM Lunch at AEC Lunch at AEC Lunch at AEC Lunch at AEC
12:45 PM Marshall to buses Marshall to buses
1:00 PM LNSW Councillor MC
Awards Finalist Presentation
LNSW Councillor MC
Awards Finalists Presentation
Buses leave for Wonga Buses leave for Weir
 1:30 PM Corowa District Landcare Group
CLIMATE WORKSHOP
Nola Hancock (Macquarie University) – climate change reveg manual
Dave Hunter (OEH) – State level policy on threatened species
Ian Lunt (Charles Sturt University) – social engagement in NRM
Pia Dollman (Landcare) – Diversity and Blueberry Excellence
Angela Maier (LLS) – Absentee Landholders
Tracey Potts (Landcare) – Recording Oral Histories
Chair -TBA
Wonga Wetlands Site Tour/Talk – Steve Onley and Wagirra Trail Crew (Albury City)
chair – Gary Rodda (LLS)
Site Tour of Hume Dam Wall with a brief overview of how NSW Water delivery works
 2:00 PM  Afternoon tea  Afternoon tea
2:30 PM Afternoon tea Afternoon tea Concurrent Aboriginal Landcare learning opportunities Perin Davey (PDc) – What does water policy mean for Landcare and LLS Partnership?
Murray Darling Basin Plan Explained – MDBA Executive
3:00 PM Linda Cavanagh (Landcare) – Boorowa Landcare meet Parliamentary Friends of Landcare
Josh Gilbert (PwC) – Traditional Ecological Knowledge – a framework for understanding climate change
Liz Blair (LLS) – measuring partnership outcomes using capacity indicators
3:30 PM Guy Webb (Landcare) – Fungi that sequesters carbon
and a Crowdfunding Campaign Launch
(with TV Media and Fireworks)
Return to AEC by bus or choose to walk home along Wagirra Trail Return to AEC by bus
 4:00 PM State/Regional Meetings, Adventures, Retail Therapy, Visits, Media opportunities
6:30 PM Gala Dinner pre-dinner drinks
7:00 PM Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony with dancing!

Key Dates

Conference Dates:
25-27 October 2017
End of Financial Year bargain registrations
Close 30 June
Earlybird registrations:
Close 25 September

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Contact Us

For further information regarding the 2017 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference please contact:

Conference Managers
Countrywide Conferences and Event Management

Bradley Hayden
Phone: 0412 461 392
Postal: PO Box 5013 Albury NSW 2640
bradley@ccem.com.au