Aims to increase community awareness and understanding of natural resources in the South West. Sarah Molloy2015 to 2018Regional NRM and Landcare groups 30 events Over 700 attendees 173 formal communciations
Community Engagement and Communications Strategy
Developed to provide strategic direction and ensure that engagement and communications is consistent, effective and delivers positive outcomes for SWCC and the community. Nerilee BoshammerOngoingRegional NRM and Landcare groupsCommunity Engagement and Communications Strategy Community Engagement templates
We encourage working with local Aboriginal people on any NRM project, as part of collaboration and knowledge sharing. Nerilee BoshammerOngoingAboriginal organisations and communities; Department of Aboriginal Affairs; SWALSCAboriginal Consultation and Engagement Guidelines for NRM
Cultural Connections 2015 – 2018
We continue to build the capacity of Noongar people to be actively involved in Natural Resource Management (NRM). Nerilee Boshammer2015 -2018Aboriginal Employment Organisations Two trainees employed 12 cross-cultural events 276 people engaged
Green Army 2016 – 2017
An Australian Government initiative that provides training and work experience in environment and heritage conservation for young Australians. Steve Ewings2016 to 2017Landcare groups, local governments, community nurseries and Friends groups Three teams established 30 young people employed
2016 South West Celebration
The largest annual regional NRM event in the South West! The 2016 theme was Connect, Collaborate, Cultivate: Future-proofing NRM. Sonia Lamond2016Regional NRM and Landcare groups, community groups, farmers, Aboriginal organisations, private industry and community members128 delegatesThis year we partnered with the Cape to Cape Catchments Group to host the...
2015 South West Celebration
The largest annual regional NRM event in the South West! The 2015 theme was Innovative NRM: Doing more with less. Sarah Molloy2015Regional NRM and Landcare groups, community groups, farmers, Aboriginal organisations, private industry and community members.106 participants More than 100 environmental professionals and community members from across the South West...
Home River Ocean 2013 – 2017
Urban nutrient behaviour change program designed to reduce nutrient export from urban lawns to gardens to coastal waterways in the South West. Sarah Molloy2013 to 2017Department of Fisheries, Department of Parks and Wildlife, Department of Water, GeoCatch, Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, Perth Region NRM and Water Corporation 270,000 people reached...
Community Groundworks 2015 – 2018
Providing financial support for local community-driven Landcare projects. Rebecca Walker and Ryan Munro2015 to 2018Regional NRM and Landcare groups, schools, local governments and farmers Three funding rounds completed 36 projects funded $438,860 provided
South West Treasure Hunt
Geocaching is a high-tec outdoor activity in which you are provided with GPS coordinates to locate hidden containers (geocaches) using your smart phone or portable GPS device. The South West Treasure Hunt is great fun for the whole family and, once you find your first geocache we can guarantee that you...