News: 2014

  • 24.12.2014

    Congratulations to the 2014 community grant recipients

    Minister Baston today announced recipients of the 2014-15 State NRM Program community grants.
    Ninety-eight (98) projects worth $2.7 million were approved funding.

    • See the Ministers media statement

  • 19.09.2014

    WA takes out three National Landcare Awards

    Eleven outstanding winners were announced in the 2014 National Landcare Awards in Melbourne on 18 Spetember.

    Congratulations to the three WA winners: Roleybushcare (Qantas Landcare Innovative Community Group Award); Kate Sputore (Westpac Agribusiness Innovative Young Landcare Leader Award); Tangaroa Blue Foundation (Coastcare Award)

  • 28.05.2014

    New funding for the State NRM Program announced

    Lead Minister for natural resource management Ken Baston yesterday announced $24 million in funding over three years for the continuation of the State Natural Resource Management Program.

    The $24 million promised in the 2014 State budget over three years from 2015/16, is 80% funded through the State's Royalties for Regions Program - in line with previous investment in the regions.

    The first round of grants under the new program is anticipated in early 2015.

  • 27.05.2014

    Bob Hawke Landcare Award

    The Bob Hawke Landcare Award is now open

    Entries close 4 July

    Bob Hawke Awards

  • 19.05.2014

    Coastwest Grants now open

    Applications are invited for grants of between $5000 and $80 000 for projects that improve the condition and amenity of coastal environments and support implementation of coastal management plans and strategies.

    A total of $500,000 is available.

    Coastwest grants are provided by the Western Australian Planning Commission.

    Applications close Monday 30 June 2014.

  • 15.04.2014

    Community grants NOW open

    The State Government has committed $2.7 million towards the 2014 State NRM Program Community grants.

    Community groups can now apply for grants between $10 000 and $50 000 for activities that help conserve, restore, rehabilitate or enhance a local natural area or conserve biodiversity.

    Grants are available for on-ground works, as well as planning, training, and resource assessment activities. Schools, industry groups, not-for-profit organisations, local governments and environment action groups in regional and metropolitan areas of Western Australia can apply.

    Applications close Friday 20 June 2014.