2011-12 Community Grant recipients announced
The State Government has committed $1.3 million towards 48 community projects working to protect Western Australia's natural resources. Community organisations, conservation groups, schools and local governments were amongst the grant recipients.
Funding topped up on 20 projects
$2.3 million has been used to extend the work of 20 State NRM Program funded projects. Community organisations, Government agencies and universities are amongst the recipients and projects span from the Kimberley to the South Coast.
Environmental heroes honoured at 2011 Western Australian Landcare Awards
Thirteen of the state's most impressive environmental achievements have been recognised at the 2011 Western Australian Landcare Awards, with Dongara's Craig Forsyth one of the standouts of the day.
State NRM Program Community Grants 2011/12
The Western Australian Government is making available $3 million to fund community projects as part of the 2011/12 State NRM Program. Eligible groups can apply for grants of between $10,000 and $50,000 to help protect and conserve natural assets in Western Australia.
State NRM Program Strategic Priority Project Grants 2010-2014
The State Government is making between $10 million to $15 million available to fund projects that address State NRM Program Investment Priorities. Regional NRM Groups, State Government agencies and the WA Local Government Association are eligible to apply. Anyone with an idea for a project is encouraged to contact one of these organisations.
For more information please contact the State NRM Office.
Community NRM projects to preserve and restore environment
Agriculture and Food Minister Terry Redman and Environment Minister Bill Marmion today announced $2.37million would be made available to help communities preserve and restore their local environment. Funding from the State Natural Resource Management (NRM) program will support 73 projects in Western Australia during 2011-12.