Voluntary conservation program grants

Grants are available for members of Council’s Voluntary Conservation Programs including Voluntary conservation agreements, Land for Wildlife, and Backyards for Wildlife. The grants assist landholders to complete environmental projects on their properties which aim to protect and enhance native vegetation and wildlife habitat.

Before starting an application ensure that you have read the Voluntary Conservation Program Grant Guidelines and Terms and Conditions(PDF, 353KB).

What funding is available

Grants are available up to a maximum of:

  • $2,500 per Voluntary conservation agreement property
  • $1,000 for a Land for wildlife
  • $500 for Backyards for wildlife.   

When to apply

  • Applications open at 9:00 AM on Monday 5 August 2024.
  • Applications close at 11:59 PM on Monday 2 September 2024.
  • Project acquittals are required by Friday 30 May 2025. 

For more information or assistance with your application, request to speak with an Environment Officer - Conservation on (07) 3205 0555.