Natural Capital Update

Natural Capital Update Original article can be found on the Perth NRM website here.   The Measuring On-Farm Natural Capital Program has been working on farming properties across Western Australia, exploring new methodologies to account for the value of natural resources. New reports share some early learnings.   NCA Learning Case Studies As part of […]


DROUGHT RESILIENCE LEADERS MENTORING PROGRAM The Future Drought Fund’s Drought Resilience Leaders Mentoring Program is open for a third round until 19 April 2022. The program is connecting more farmers and industry professionals from across Australia to share knowledge and build resilience during challenging times. Delivered by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation and National Farmers’ […]


SMALL RURAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – ONLINE WORKSHOPS It is estimated there is over 15,000 thousand small rural properties in the Perth Metropolitan Region. If you own a small rural property, you are part of a group of land managers who can play an important role in maintain and improving the health of our natural environment. […]

Summer Soil Sampling

 Summer Soil Sampling – Natural Capital Accounting Project Update This summer the Perth NRM team have been out soil sampling at properties participating in the Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) project. Two properties were visited in recent weeks – one agroecological system in Kojonup, and one mixed livestock and horticulture enterprise in Manjimup. In the agroecological […]

Climate Resilient Farming Systems Merredin – Trial Update

Climate Resilient Farming Systems Learning Hub Merredin – 2021 Harvest results and July-December Activity Report Report compiled by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) 14th February 2022 Harvest Results In 2020, the entire trial site was sown to a conventional wheat crop. The 2021 season was the first year in which different […]

WA Soil Health Strategy lays foundations for strong soils

WA Soil Health Strategy lays foundations for strong soils Media Statement: Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry Wednesday, 1 December 2021 Strategy sets direction to protect and conserve WA soils for future generations Soil health fundamental to profitable farming Strategy launched to mark World Soil Day The McGowan […]

Support for Australian farmers to increase soil carbon through new ERF method

Joint media release: Support for Australian farmers to increase soil carbon through new ERF method Media Statement, Wednesday, 1 December 2021 Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon Angus Taylor MP Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, the Hon David Littleproud MP The Morrison Government is working with Australian farmers to help lower […]

Building Productivity with Biodiversity

Building Productivity with Biodiversity RegenWA was pleased to team up with our colleagues at The Gillamii Centre to present Building Biodiversity for Resilient Farming Systems Field Day at the Murray Wells property in Tambellup, home of farmer and ecological restoration specialist Wendy Bradshaw. The day started with a live zoom session in the shearing shed, […]

Australia joins global moves to value natural capital

Australia joins global moves to value natural capital Media Statement, 6th November 2021 Minister for Environment, the Hon Sussan Ley MP Nature Day at COP 26 in Glasgow will see Australia join a global initiative to recognise the economic value of our environment, and the announcement of a Blue Carbon Accelerator Fund to support international […]

Supporting the Soil Carbon Sponge

Eco Farming Daily – Supporting the Soil Carbon Sponge  15th May 2019 Walter Jehne, microbiologist, a climate scientist and founder of Healthy Soils Australia, discusses climate and soil health with Tracy Frisch. He is passionate about educating farmers, policymakers, and others about “the soil carbon sponge” and its crucial role in reversing and mitigating climate […]