Landcare is a national network of community groups.
Become involved today and help make a difference too!!

Welcome to Landcare Illawarra

Landcare is a national network of thousands of community groups who care for our country. Australia boasts more than 6000 community landcare groups and thousands of landcare volunteers.

Landcare Illawarra is a community-based organisation which helps Illawarra residents living in the 3 local government areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama on the NSW South Coast to get involved in a broad range of environmental activities.

If you are looking to do some volunteer work and can spare a few hours per week, month or year, then get connected with your local Landcare, Coastcare, Dunecare or Bushcare group! Check out the Local Groups pages to locate a working group near you! Groups carry out environmental repair work all around the Illawarra region and activities range from weed removal to native tree planting to maintaining and preserving natural regeneration.

Landcare Illawarra is here to assist you in locating a group and to get you out there volunteering. If you are interested in assisting groups preserve our unique and beautiful environment then contact the team at