Who are Landcare Australia?
Landcare Australia “works collaboratively with federal, state and local governments, corporate partners, sponsors, and individuals to build capacity for the Landcare community to better manage Australia’s crucial land and water assets.” 
Landcare Australia leads the Landcare movement, which is made up of more than 5,400 local groups across the nation. Landcare Australia promotes Landcare, provides financial support to Landcare groups and devolves governance and management to local communities.
Landcare Australia are a registered Australian charity. Their ABN is 63008656513.
Note: this is an assessment of Landcare Australia Limited only. The results may or may not be consistent with that of the 5,400 Landcare groups that fall under the Landcare brand.
Why do they exist?
Landcare Australia have a vision of “all Australians actively caring for the land and water that sustain us”. 
“The cornerstones of Landcare are being community owned and driven, being bi-partisan in nature, and encouraging integrated management of environmental assets, including productive farmland and a sustainable approach to private land management.” 
What do they do?
Landcare Australia’s key focus is the promotion, support and funding of Landcare projects across the country.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Landcare Australia?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to Landcare Australia will be used as stated, that is, “to build capacity for the Landcare community to better manage Australia’s crucial land and water assets."
We believe that Landcare Australia is likely to be trustworthy. It is clear how donations are used and who they are run by. Landcare Australia are transparent about their financial position. It’s clear who is in charge of Landcare Australia and their responsibilities. Landcare Australia take steps to prevent the misuse of funds.
Landcare Australia are also likely to be effective. It is clear what they do and the benefits they deliver. They describe their strategic objectives and break these down into themes. They list the activities and results from the last financial year. Finally, they describe that they evaluate the effectiveness of past projects.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend that Landcare Australia:
verify if/how they monitor their strategic performance
report activities and results in the context of their strategy.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have looked into the finances, operations and results of Landcare Australia and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and if there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also looks into whether the charity can demonstrate they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendation on if you should donate to them and why.
Download our complete evaluation of Landcare Australia below to find out if they're the charity for you
Find out whether Landcare Australia is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.
This report will be delivered via email 2 working days after submitting the order.
 Landcare Australia 2018 Annual Report