State Landcare Conference – call for abstracts

The committee for the State Community Landcare Conference invites you to submit abstracts for presentations, posters and workshops addressing the theme of Landcare – Connecting people and healthy landscapes encompassing the four Conference streams of

  • Biodiversity
  • Indigenous Land Management
  • People/Volunteers, and
  • Sustainable Farming and Fishing

Contributions on the suggested topic are indicative and not restrictive, and we would welcome suggestions on aspects of innovation that could be of interest to delegates. A diversity of presentation styles is encouraged, including case studies, video and interview. The representation of diverse voices is also encouraged, to include education, land managers, indigenous experience, businesses such as mining based on rangeland resources, researchers, specialist consultants and students.

Student presentations will be a feature of the conference and up to six students will be offered support to attend the conference if their contribution is chosen for presentation.

All contributions are equally valued – please nominate whether you would prefer yours to be considered for a poster or spoken presentation.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday 26th June 2015.

If your contribution is selected as either a poster or spoken presentation, at least one author must be registered and attend the conference.

Abstracts are limited to 300 words for the body of the text and can be submitted by email to:

Abstracts should be prepared in Microsoft Word, in plain font such as 11pt, with 1.5 line spacing