- monitoring local flora, fauna, water quality and marine debris
- supporting recovery of threatened species, such as providing nest boxes or artificial burrows
- installation of infrastructure, such as boardwalks, to manage access to sensitive natural habitats
- new or enhanced recycling drop-off facilities, and community-based initiatives to repair, share, re-use or recycle products
Expressions of Interest applications are now open and will close Friday 27 September. Projects will be nominated for funding in consultation with the community and organisations will then be invited to apply for the grant.
Who can apply?
To be eligible you must:
- be invited to apply by your MP
- have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be one of the following incorporated entities:
an incorporated not for profit organisation, including Parentsand Citizens or Parents and Friends groups (the grant opportunity guidelines provide detail on how you must demonstrate your ‘not for profit’ status)
an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust with responsibility for a community property
an Australian State/Territory Government agency or body that is:
a registered school that is a legal entity (with its own unique ABN) and that can enter into a grant agreement in its own right
a legal entity applying on behalf of a registered school
a legal entity applying on behalf of a Western Australian Land Conservation District Committee
a Regional Land Partnerships service provider acting as a project sponsor to enable a community group to undertake their project
a local governing body as defined by the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 or listed in the guidelines.
How do I express interest?
The fact sheet provides information on the types of projects that can be funded.
For more information about the Communities’ Environment Program, please contact my office on 9899 7211.
If you wish to attach any supporting information - plans, prices etc and letters of support, please email.