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Tax time – Primary producers able to claim deductions for Landcare related capital costs

Primary production businesses on land in Australia,  may be eligible to claim income tax deductions for certain capital costs. To support the efforts of Australians protecting our rural landscape, the Australian Government provides tax benefits for land managers.  You can claim a deduction in the year you incur capital expenditure...Read More.

August 17, 2018 News

How to find my local Landcare Group

New to the area?  Been meaning to contact your local Landcare Group but didn’t know where to go? What’s Landcare about anyway? You’ve come to the right place. To find the contact out about your local group and their contact details click on the following link: Landcare groups The Gecko...Read More.

August 15, 2018 News

Soil, Moisture, Plants and Technology Project – Project updates

Post treatment soil tests and recent site photos can be found at the project page.  Keep and eye out for the upcoming field day where results 1 year following the trial will be presented. Updates on this project can be found here For further information about the project contact Kerri Robson...Read More.

November 3, 2017 News

Water on farm project

The Gecko CLaN is working with landholders to improve decision making around farm water security.  A number of field days have been ran across the region in 2015. This projects uses real case studies and presents opportunities for farmers to hear about the various water requirements for stock, domestic and fire...Read More.

December 17, 2015 News

Fire Recovery

  Fire recovery is well underway in the Creightons Creek, Lake Rowan and Stewarton areas following the pre-Christmas 2014 fires. The following link provides an update from the Department of Land, Water & Planning (formerly DEPI). Agriculture Recovery Update 8-1-2015 Edition 1 Managing livestock following an emergency can be challenging, particularly when large...Read More.

January 15, 2015 News