Across the country, Junior Landcarers are taking action to tackle environmental issues in their local communities. From volunteering with their local Landcare group to joining their school’s green team, meet some of the children and young people who are making a difference in the world around them.
NOMINATE A JUNIOR LANDCARER IN ACTION
Do you know a young person or group making a change for the environment?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what actions they’re taking for a chance to have them featured here, in the Junior Landcare newsletter
and to win a $100 Woolworths Gift Card for the Junior Landcarer or Group.*
1. Jaya Hunn, 11
Inspired by his local landcare group, Jaya is passionate about conservation in Canberra and finding innovative ways to help nature survive.
2. Django Westmore-land, 14
A member of the Youth Environment Council, Django set about creating and restoring habitat for Fleurieu bird species, planting 800 indigenous plants and installing nesting boxes.
3. Students at St Michael’s Lutheran Primary School
Thanks to their ongoing commitment, students at the primary school in Hahndorf, South Australia, have transformed a nearby creek into a thriving ecosystem.
4. Wooragee Junior Landcare
One of the longest-running Junior Landcare groups in the country, Wooragee Junior Landcare in Victoria was started by people who were passionate about children and the environment.
5. The Garden Club
Taking part in the Garden Club at Chalcot Lodge Primary School has not only provided the young members transferrable skills, it has boosted their mental wellbeing too.
6. Meet the Bee Team
Students from Trinity Anglican College in Albury learn what all the buzz is about regarding beekeeping, and why bees are so important.
*Terms and Conditions
Submissions are to be emailed to email@example.com. Submissions must be made by residents of Australia over 18, including guardians on behalf of minors under the age of 18.
Final selection remains at the discretion of the Landcare Australia team. If selected, you will be contacted by a member of the team for further information and to confirm best email to receive your Woolworths Gift Card.
This promotion ends October 2023 or when all ten vouchers have been awarded, whichever occurs first.