CONGRATULATIONS to Wellstead farmers, Sylvia Leighton and Peter McKenzie, who have been recognised as leaders in the future of landcare farming, and winners of the 2022 Australian Government Landcare Farming Award. Such an incredible achievement!

Sylvia and Peter’s conscientious approach to agriculture and biodiversity has rewarded them with a thriving agricultural enterprise, and biodiverse wildlife corridors, connecting endemic communities of Kwongan shrubland, Swamp Banksia and Yate Woodlands.

Their work shows that with a little bit of passion, Landcare and farming can go hand in hand.

Read the official announcement.