Closed Grant Opportunity View - GO3421
Communities Combating Pest and Weed Impacts During Drought Program - Biosecurity Management of Pests and Weeds - Round 2
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The Australian Government is inviting local councils via a restricted competitive process to apply to deliver projects under the Communities Combating Pests and Weed Impacts During Drought Program - Biosecurity Management of Pests and Weeds - Round 2 in selected Local Government Areas (LGAs) in 2019–2021.
The objectives of the program are to:
stimulate economic activity in areas where projects take place
facilitate local employment in areas where projects take place
increase farm business profitability
assist communities manage the negative impact of pest animals and weeds during drought on agricultural production
contribute to the government’s broader biosecurity objectives
- provide pest animal and weed control benefits to communities where projects take place.
The intended outcomes of the program are:
the detrimental economic, social and environmental effects associated with pest animals and weeds during drought is reduced
Councils and other groups such as Landcare work together to reduce the impacts of pest animals and weeds in eligible Local Government Areas (LGAs)
increasing the use and uptake of innovative natural resource management technologies and best management practices
- the information, financial and institutional capacity of communities and their participation in natural resource management is increased.
You are not eligible to apply for this grant opportunity if you have not received an invitation to apply through GrantConnect. If you believe you should be invited, contact the Community Grants Hub.
By invitation only.