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Actions and Effort - Embed the resilience approach

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 *Progress rating is an indictaive qualitative assessment, these wil be further refined through data analysis, stakeholder and community consultation.

Strategic priority: Update and develop strategies

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Review and update existing strategic documents and sub-strategies and create new ones according to need. Monitor and record effectiveness of plan implementation (WS)  Continue to implement and update stormwater management plans

Strategic priority: Plan at social-ecological system scale

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Develop an adaptive planning process for social-ecological systems to build and enhance their resilience  Develop links with Local Government “Health and Wellbeing Plans” (WS)  
 

Strategic priority: Provide adaptive management and leadership

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Build community and agency capacity to respond together to drivers of change

Strong emphasis needed on community capacity building (WS) South West Goulburn Landcare Network have been running the Farm Blitz Program with annual funding since 2011. Events are regularly coordinated to share knowledge, involve people and build social networks.
Maximise value of voluntary groups (WS)
Ensure regular contact to understand progress and understand who leads what (WS)
 
Research resilience knowledge gaps to inform decision making based on thresholds and tipping points Describe what resilience is and start measuring it (WS) (GB CMA and others)  
       
       

In a similar vein to the Farm Blitz Program, the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network has coordinated a forum to introduce new and part-time landowners to local environmental issues, how they can be managed on your property and what support opportunities are available. There will be opportunity to ask presenters questions throughout the day and learn more about topics of interest to you at the topic specific workshops at the end. Starting at 10am Saturday 27th February at the Yea Town Hall, please contact Judy Watts to RSVP on 577 4405 or uglandcare@gbcma.vic.gov.au. An event program and more information is available at www.murrindindi.vic.gov.au/landcareforum or www.ugln.net.au