Join your local network
There are a few networks across the east coast just for small landholdings. These networks can fast track your knowledge and support your land management goals.
NSW Landcare Gateway
Look up Landcare groups in your local area on the NSW Landcare Gateway.
Hunter Region Small Landholder Network
Hunter Local Land Services has a bi-monthly e-newsletter with information tailored especially for small farmers and lifestyle block owners.
Our newsletters will help you find out about:
- making your small farm more productive and profitable
- managing weeds and pest animals
- preparing for emergencies
- managing the health of your livestock and how to recognise diseases
- new technologies for effective property management
- improving soil and waterway health
- Aboriginal cultural heritage
- changes in legislation and your responsibilities.
Sign up here to keep up to date with events, workshops, news, new resources and case studies, as well as funding and networking opportunities.
Greater Sydney Small Farms Network
The Greater Sydney Small Farms Network is a network for small scale farmers as well as hobby farmers in the Greater Sydney region. This network will keep you up to date about events, workshops, opportunities for funding and latest research. It is also a great opportunity to network with other small scale farmers.
South East Farmers Network
Across the South East region a number of Farmers' Networks have been established to engage, connect and build the skills and capacity of all landholders in better land management.
Join your local Network today and get connected with the latest news, events, funding and online opportunities within your local and regional area. It’s free, fun and a great way to meet like-minded farmers in your backyard.
Small Farms Network Capital Region
The Small Farms Network Capital Region is a grassroots network run by small farmers and servicing the region around Canberra. The network delivers educational events based on what small farmers tell us they need to know to look after their farms and bush blocks. Topics include animal husbandry, weeds, soils, pastures, revegetation, water, erosion and farm skills.
Eurobodalla Farmers Network
The Network is a partnership between South East Local Land Services, Eurobodalla Shire Council, the Sustainable Agricultural & Gardening Group and local farmers. With 234 members and growing, the Network is currently supporting landholders in bushfire recovery.
Southern Highlands to Goulburn
Launched by South East Local Land Services in June 2019, the Network has expanded its reach with a strong focus to improve landholder engagement between Exeter and Bungonia, providing support with targeted agricultural workshops, soil tests, weed and pest animal control.
Far South Coast Farmers’ Network
As a diverse group of over 250 members this Farmers’ Network finds efficient and creative ways for landholders to learn and implement sustainable farming practices.
An integral part of the Network’s agenda is to develop future technology and marketing opportunities. The group works closely with industry experts and research bodies as well as stakeholder groups such as Local Land Services, Meat and Livestock Australia and Bega Valley Shire Council.
North Coast Regional Landcare Network
Landcare on the North Coast is a community-based approach to managing and protecting our natural resources – creating more productive and sustainable farms, conserving our environment, and building more cohesive and resilient communities.
Our people come together with a common cause - to make a positive and lasting impact on the land.