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North East Environmental Forum

Bush Heritage Australia volunteers Mick and Kerry Moylan participated in the recent North East Environment Forum at Charles Sturt University in Wangaratta, Victoria. The forum was jointly hosted by the North East Catchment Management Authority, Trust For Nature, Parks Victoria, Charles Sturt University’s Institute for Land, Water and Society and State Government Victoria’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. Read more »

Updates from the Volunteer Advisory Committee

My name is Karolee Wolcott and I’m the south-east Australian representative on the Volunteer Advisory Committee. I've been working on developing a volunteer related project to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more »

Snug as a bug

The Bush Heritage beanie is a versatile object as bequest supporter and wildlife carer Penelope Hacker can tell you. Red-legged Pademelon, Rafiki, is right at home in his new Bush Heritage uniform and has to be odds-on for the title of our cutest supporter Read more »

Updates from the Volunteer Advisory Committee

The Volunteer Advisory Committee was established in 2016 to provide a formal chance for our volunteers to advise us on volunteer-related policy development and feedback into the creation of new and engaging volunteer activities. John Adams is our WA representative and provides an update of our work so far... Read more »

The Volunteer Advisory Committee

The Volunteer Advisory Committee (VAC) is comprised of (7) self-nominated, Bush Heritage elected members, representing each region, Health Safety and Environment, Youth Engagement, Corporate Volunteering and Governance and Science and Research. The Volunteer Advisory Committee's primary outcomes are to ensure volunteer input into the quality management of the volunteer program and assisting in the development of new, inspiring and diverse volunteer roles within Bush Heritage. Read more »

Volunteering from the Comfort of Home

I ask our volunteers often what they like most about volunteering with Bush Heritage and the general response sounds something like, ‘We get to do what we love’. Offering home-based opportunities has been a wonderful way to enable those who work full-time or who are not able to be on reserve, the chance to engage in the work we do. Mike Honey is a Melbourne-based volunteer who operates… Read more »

Celebrating Rick Farley’s legacy

Last Friday marked ten years since the sad passing of Rick Farley. Farley was an environmental leader, a passionate advocate for Aboriginal land rights and management. He was the co-founder of the Landcare volunteer movement and fostered environmental partnerships between different interest groups towards a sustainable future for Australia. Read more »

Bush Legacy Circle launch

Support for Bush Heritage continues to grow. More than 1,400 people have made a decision to support our work through gifts in their Wills. In appreciation of this profound commitment from our supporters we were delighted to introduce, in early December 2015, the Bush Legacy Circle. The Bush Legacy Circle gives us a platform to formally recognise and bring together supporters, both past and present, who've made a commitment to Bush… Read more »

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