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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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Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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GO ID:
GO3421
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Close Date & Time:
5-Feb-2020 11:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2019-3405
Primary Category:
111001 - Drought
Publish Date:
19-Dec-2019
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Description:

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.
Eligibility:

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.

 

Instructions for Application Submission:

By invitation only.

 

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Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

Phone:
1800 020 283

Email Address:

Web Address: