Videos

Conference plenary sessions are now available to view on YouTube, including:

  • Conference opening address: Dr Conall O’Connell, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, discusses the Australian Government’s approach to, and priorities for, Landcare.
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  • Landcare, Be Heard!: A highly entertaining presentation by publisher Mia Freedman and award-winning author Peter FitzSimons as they explain how Landcare can benefit from and engage in the fast paced and ‘sexed up’ world of social media.
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  • Landcare to Lunchbox – the balance of food production: A fascinating and challenging panel session on the origins and quality of food in Australia, the price we pay for it and sustaining the food agriculture industry. Panellists include environmentalist Tim Flannery, Woolworths representative Andrew Hall, National Farmers’ Federation president Jock Laurie, food and wine personality Lyndey Milan and scientist Carole Hungerford.
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  • The Legacy: award-winning scientist Dr David Suzuki provides an insightful look at the changing climate and human biology.
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  • Our lessons for the future of Landcare: A panel of experienced Landcarers impart their wisdom about the history and values of Landcare, as well as how we can learn from the past and draw on different cultures and viewpoints to ensure our land is preserved into the future.
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  • Landcare – The Future in Our Hands: A panel of young Landcare volunteers, producers and farmers discuss creative ways to engage the next generation of Landcarers in environmental projects and what the future holds for the Landcare movement.
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This is an opportunity for anyone with an interest in the environment to experience and learn from experts in their fields examining Landcare from a range of perspectives from science, to Indigenous cultures, farming, health and broadcasting.