King Island Landcare Group

Our Work


Position Vacant:

King Island Landcare group is seeking a Project Officer, either in a temporary part-time position or by contract, to facilitate the review and update of our Strategy 2010-2020, and to undertake future project planning. We are funded for about 240 hours Project Officer time. The project is to be completed by December 2022. Click here for a position description.
For more information please email
The project is supported through Cradle Coast Authority NRM Investment Program.

Meet our Staff:

Nathalia Amaral, Project Officer and Weed Crew Supervisor – Nathalia is normally in the office at 5 George Street each Tuesday 9:00 – 3:00. Occasionally Nathalia will not be in the office but out in the field. Nathalia is available by Phone 03 6462 1825 or email

On-ground Works Crew– are available to do private works under a fee for service arrangement. The crew can help with projects such as revegetation, planting native trees, and weed work both hand-weeding and spraying. The crew have spray equipment available for spot spraying, especially suited for those hard to get to areas in gullies or tree-lanes. For further information Phone 03 6462 1825 or email

Lee Jefferies, KIRDO Office Administrator – Lee supports us though her position at KIRDO, so our wide range of publications, and information on KILG activities and projects are available during KIRDO opening hours, 10:30am – 5pm weekdays and 10 – 12 Saturdays. Phone 03 6462 1778.

Committee Members for contact

Lizzie Cambra, Secretary, is available for general enquiries on 0429 158 846

Kate Ravich, is available for enquiries about birds on King Island on 0417 487 263.

Inkweed on King Island

Inkweed on King Island. KILG are currently tackling this weed, which is the only known incursion in Tasmania. More information about what you can do read this Inkweed brochure or please call email:

Geology of King Island

These two wonderful publications are available for purchase from KIRDO, 5 George Street:
A Guide to the Geology of King Island Part 1, 2016 by Clive Calver
Geology of King Island Part 2 – Excursions, 2016 by Clive Calver

Funding Opportunities

If you are interested in doing a project on your property to improve and protect your vegetation, soil, water quality, to look after threatened species or just find out about what is on your property, contact us. We can help with information, project planning, applying for funding, or point you in the right direction for further support.

Our Vision

Our vision is King Island being a world leader in integrated sustainable production and quality living. Our mission is to promote co-ordinated and integrated management of natural resources, which will contribute to the economic and environmental sustainability of King Island.The King Island Landcare Group successfully delivers a wide range of environmental/agricultural projects, and is instrumental in assisting land managers and the community to manage King Island’s natural resources. The group was formed in 1996 with representatives of local Landcare groups and other relevant organisations. Anyone interested in King Island environment is welcome to contact us or attend our monthly meetings.

KING ISLAND LANDCARE GROUP (KILG) has had a name change in 2021. It was formerly known as King Island Natural Resource Management Group (KINRM), formed in 1996, implementing a huge range of programs for King Island community and environment.

Last Updated on 23 June 2022