landcare illawarra


What is Landcare?

Landcare is a national grass roots movement driven by volunteers around Australia who are addressing environmental issues we are facing as a nation. 

This means anything from poor water quality, salinity and erosion, loss of biodiversity, poor soil health, impacts from climate change, impacts from invasive species, coastal degradation, marine debris issues, and a loss of Australian wildlife. 

Over 5,500 groups around the country are working on these issues from remote rural communities to bustling busy cities through activities such as seed collections, tree plantings, weed removal, clean up events, erosion control, native species recovery projects, and pest species management. Thousands of everyday Australians get their hands dirty and regularly make a difference, will you?


is a community-based organisation which helps the Illawarra community living in the three local council areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama on the NSW South Coast to get involved in a broad range of environmental repair activities.

meet the team

meet the landcare illawarra team

Emma Rooksby

Chair | Landcare Illawarra

Ailee Lynn Calderbank

Vice Chair | Landcare Illawarra Volunteer

lance jenkins

Treasurer | Landcare Illawarra

Brendan Hammond

Seed Collection Officer | Landcare Illawarra

Meredith Hall

Landcare Coordinator | Landcare Illawarra

ruth jenkins

Membership secretary| Landcare Illawarra


find a group near you

In the Kiama region our Landcare groups work in a variety of landscapes from the mountains to the sea, stretching from Jamberoo in the north to Foxground in the south

Jamberoo Valley Landcare (Jamberoo)

Bombo Headland (Bombo)

Kaleula Headland (Kiama)

Little Blowhole Landcare (Kiama)

Minnamurra Headland (Minnamurra)

Cedar Ridge Landcare (Kiama)

Werri Beach Dunecare (Gerringong)

Seven Mile Beach (Gerroa)

Foxground Landcare (Foxground)

Hillside Native Food Forest (Kiama)

Jamberoo Mountain Landcare (Jamberoo)