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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO6728

Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 (Round 2)

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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GO ID:
GO6728
Agency:
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Close Date & Time:
27-Jun-2024 9:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
2023-2071
Primary Category:
111002 - Business Development
Publish Date:
9-Feb-2024
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Demand Driven

Description:

Assessment and notification of outcomes will be divided into 2 batches. The table below identifies the cut-off dates for both batches:

Batch 1 - closes 9:00 pm AEST on 15 April 2024 - ID 2023-2071 - Currently open for applications 

Batch 2 - closes 9:00 pm AEST on 27 June 2024 - ID 2023-2072 - Closed

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a Demand Driven (eligibility-based) process to apply to deliver services under the Support Plantation Establishment 2024–25 Program (Round 2).

Objectives:

  • Increase future plantation forest resources available for processing, as well as for plantation forest management, harvesting and haulage employment.
  • Support private industry, First Nations businesses, farm foresters and state and territory government forestry bodies to expand the Australian plantation forest estate.
  • Contribute to meeting Australia’s carbon emission reduction targets.

Intended outcomes:

  • Increase domestic timber supply, particularly construction and manufacturing timber resources, to contribute to the demands of the Australian market.
  • Support private industry, First Nations businesses, farm foresters and state and territory government forestry bodies to reduce their carbon footprint by storing it in plantation trees and to contribute to Australia’s carbon emission reduction targets.
  • Support the retention and/or creation of regional jobs and support for regional communities.
Eligibility:

To be eligible, you must be one of the following entity types:

  • Company  
  • Corporate State or Territory Entity
  • Incorporated Association
  • Indigenous Corporation
  • Sole Trader
  • Cooperative
  • Partnership.

If you are applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust, the Trustee must have an eligible entity type as listed above.

Additional eligibility requirements apply, please see Grant Opportunity Guidelines section 4.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

Assessment of applications - within 5 weeks from the closing date.

Notification of outcomes - within 9 weeks from the closing date.

Negotiations and award of grant agreements - within 13 weeks from the closing date.

Earliest start date of grant activity - in batches between August 2024 and October 2024.

End date of grant activity - as stated in your grant agreement, if successful.

Instructions for Application Submission:

To apply you must:

  • complete the online application form, please see 'Submit Application' 
  • provide all the information requested
  • meet all eligibility criteria
  • include all necessary attachments
  • submit your application to the Community Grants Hub by:
    • 9:00 pm AEST on or before 15 April 2024 if applying for funding in the first batch
    • 9:00 pm AEST on or before 27 June 2024 if applying for funding in the second batch.
Other Instructions:

Please use:

  • Support Plantation Establishment - Round 2 - Questions and Answers - version 2
  • Support Plantation Establishment - Round 2 - Budget Template - version 2
Addenda Available:

Contact Details

Community Grants Hub

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1800 020 283

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