Healthy Hectares is a program of workshops, field days, and webinars targeted to small rural property owners in North East Victoria, to build capacity to apply best practice land management principles to their land.

The program adapts the Healthy Hectares program developed by Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and Euroa Arboretum to the North East region and includes information on Property Planning, Biodiversity, Soils, Water, Pastures, Livestock, Pests; plants and animals, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Burning, and Emergency Preparedness. 

Program resources

Read on to view content delivered as part of the Healthy Hectares North East program as well as from other organisations and sources.

Topic information and resources

Each topic is a clickable link (in the list above and the details below) that will open a resources list in PDF.
The PDFs contain links to further information and video resources.

Other useful resources

NSW Local Land Services – ‘Every Bit Counts’ project

Supports small landholders to improve their land, production capacity, and environment. The website covers extensive topics useful to small properties including; rural property ownership, farm safety, livestock and poultry, water (production), water (environment), weeds, soil and groundcover, aboriginal cultural heritage, pest animals, preparing for emergencies, horticulture and wildlife.

This project is supported by Wodonga Urban Landcare Network, Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups, Ovens Network and Mid Ovens Network,
through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.