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Bushcare Volunteering

The 2024 Bushcare Events brochure provides information to all community members on Council’s bushland and bush regeneration events throughout the year.

All residents are encouraged to participate and learn about the resilient bushland across the Local Government Area and what we can do to protect and enhance it.

Download the Georges River Council Bushcare Events 2024 Brochure.

Please keep checking our Whats On Events page for upcoming events.

Bushcare Volunteers

Becoming a Bushcare volunteer is a rewarding pursuit. You can help protect native flora and fauna by increasing the biodiversity values of Councils bushland reserves.

If you are interested in caring for local bushland, find out how you can get involved with one of our Bushcare Volunteer Groups

Site  Date and Time 
H.V. Evatt Park First, third and fifth Thursday of each month, 8.00am – 11.00am
Fourth Saturday in March, May, July, September and November, 8.00am - 11.00am
Heinrich Reserve Second & Fourth Thursday of each month, 8-00am - 11.00am
Fourth Saturday in February, April, June, August and October, 8.00am - 11.00am
Lime Kiln Bay Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 8.00am - 11.00am
Marine Drive Reserve First Saturday of each month, 8.00am - 11.00am
Moore Reserve First Sunday of each month, 8.30am - 12.00pm
Myles Dunphy Reserve South, every Thursday, 8.00am - 11.00am
North, every Friday, 8.00am - 11.00am
Native Nursery Group Second Saturday of each month, 8.00am - 11.00am
NOMADS Every Wednesday of each month, 8.00am - 11.00am. Peakhurst and Oatley sites. Location changes every week.
Oatley Park Second Saturday of each month, 12.00am – 3.00pm
Oatley Pleasure Grounds Third Sunday of each month, 8.00am - 12.00am
Poulton Park Second and fourth Friday of each month, 9.00am - 12.00am
Riverwood Wetlands First and third Friday of each month, 8.30am - 11.30am
Roving Group Every Tuesday of each month, 8.00am – 11.00am
First Tuesday at Lugarno Parade Reserve or Cedar Street Reserve
Second, third, fourth and fifth Tuesday at Peakhurst Foreshore Reserve

To register your interest, complete the Bushcare volunteer form.

Additional information on local Bushcare volunteering opportunities can be found on the Georges River Council Bushcare Volunteers Facebook page.

Alternatively, you can view our resources below:

If you would like further information, please contact

Bushcare Corporate Program

Georges River Council's Bushcare Corporate Program fosters partnerships between the community, government and business to better manage Council's natural assets. 

Corporate volunteers are placed at project sites to participate in an environmental activity. This may include planting native species, removing weeds from bushland or cleaning up beaches, foreshores and reserves across the LGA. 

Corporate groups find this kind of program to be a good opportunity to raise community awareness of local environmental issues. It improves employee engagement by being part of something that is more than the work they undertake. Corporate volunteers will leave their Bushcare volunteering day with a better understanding of local biodiversity and environmental issues impacting our bushland reserves. 

To find out more and apply, please visit the Bushcare Corporate Program web page.

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