The second round of the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water’s (DCCEEW) Urban Rivers and Catchments Program project grant opportunities are now open until Tuesday 13 February 2024. The program is restoring the health of our urban waterways for native plants, animals and local communities.
The program will fund projects including, but not limited to:
- habitat and habitat ‘corridor’ establishment for native wildlife
- riverbank revegetation, stream re-naturalisation, and chain of ponds/wetland creation initiatives
- water quality improvement to benefit aquatic species
- wetland creation to slow, filter and remove stormwater from aquatic systems
- re-establishment of “pathways” to support movements and migrations of aquatic native species
- installation of fish “ladders” and “passage ways”
- prevention of stormwater-sourced plastic entering aquatic and marine environments
- installation of litter and gross pollutant traps.
Further information about the grants is available on the Business Grants Hub website.