$50,000 grants for local bushfire recovery projects in SE QLD regions impacted by Black Summer bushfires
25.05.2021: Eligible local Landcare groups, environment networks and community groups working on bushfire recovery projects can now access funding of approximately $50,000 in a landmark new grants program funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Recently announced by Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley, the $14 million Landcare Led Bushfire Recovery Grants program is supporting recovery projects in seven government designated regions impacted by the Black Summer bushfires in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia.
The designated areas include;
- Rainforests of South-East Queensland (QLD)
- Rainforests of the NSW North Coast and Tablelands (NSW)
- Greater Blue Mountains and World Heritage area (NSW)
- Forests of the NSW South Coast (NSW)
- Alpine environments across ACT, NSW and Victoria (NSW and VIC)
- Forests and coastal ecosystems of East Gippsland (VIC)
- Kangaroo Island (SA)
In addition to funding of approximately $50,000, landscape-scale partnerships working together on bushfire recovery projects can also access funding of approximately $300,000.
NOTE. $4million will go directly to projects benefitting forests and coastal ecosystems in the East Gippsland bushfire impacted region, with major projects eligible for funding of approximately $500,000 to $1million each.
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