Funding Opportunities

Landcare Australia works with governments, corporate organisations and donors to facilitate funding opportunities for Landcare, Junior Landcare and Coastcare groups.

Grants Open

Grants in Progress

Complete Grant Projects

 For information about projects funded through Landcare Australia’s grants program, view our Case Studies below:

Milking the Solar System

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Bree Whittaker Farm/Dairy Name: Whittaker Farms State/Town: VIC/Denison Project Name: Milking the Solar System Grant Amount: $10,000   Background The Whittaker family own and operate four dairies in in...

Micro-catchment

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Christine Farr Farm/Dairy Name: AG and CE Farr Trading as Palmdale Holsteins State/Town: Singleton, New South Wales Project Name: Micro-catchment Grant Amount: $10,000   Background On 404 hectares, the...

Solar installation on dairy

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Victor Rodwell Farm/Dairy Name: Rodwell Farms State/Town: Boyanup, Western Australia Project Name: Solar installation on dairy Grant Amount: $10,000   Background Set on 400 hectares In Boyanup Western...

Nutrient reuse

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Gavin Chittick Farm/Dairy Name: GA and CA Chittick State/Town: Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales Project Name: Nutrient reuse Grant Amount: $10,000   Background In Kangaroo Valley NSW, the Chittick family...

Upgrading water management systems to improve water efficiency

Case Study 2019 Lion Orchard Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Vito Mancini Farm/Dairy Name: Riverbest Orchard State/Town: Tharbogang, New South Wales Project Name: Upgrading water management systems to improve water efficiency  Grant Amount: $10,000   Background...

Soil Conditioning

Case Study 2019 Lion Orchard Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Michael Vecchie Farm/Dairy Name: MV & RM Vecchie State/Town: Leeton, New South Wales Project Name: Soil Conditioning Grant Amount: $10,000   Background Michael Vecchie’s 24-hectare orchard has...

Minko North Solar

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Michael Boerema Farm/Dairy Name: Minko North Dairy State/Town: Korunye, South Australia Project Name: Minko North Solar  Grant Amount: $10,000   Background Michael Boerema operates the Minko North dairy...

Protecting natural creeks from cattle grazing

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Warrick Tyrrell Farm/Dairy Name: KG & KM Tyrrell State/Town: Waterloo, Western Australia Project Name: Protecting natural creeks from cattle grazing Grant Amount: $10,000   Background In Waterloo...

Effluent reuse system

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: Matt Henry Farm/Dairy Name: Henry State/Town: Hodgsonvale, Queensland Project Name: Effluent reuse system  Grant Amount: $9,984   Background For 100 years the Henry family have operated a dairy farm near...

Underground main to increase area for effluent application

Case Study 2019 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare Grant Grant Recipient: James and Sari Geraghty Farm/Dairy Name: Geraghty State/Town: Millaa Millaa, Queensland Project Name: Underground main to increase area for effluent application Grant Amount: $10,000   Background Nestled...

2018 a2 Milk™ Sustainable Agriculture Landcare Grant

Case Study Grant Recipient: Anna Fitzgerald State/Town: Warrina Farms, Tongala, Victoria Project Name: Effluent Upgrade Grant Amount: $25,000 Project Timeline: November 2018-November 2019   Before photo showing existing solids pond (retaining) After photo shows...

2018 a2 Milk™ Sustainable Agriculture Landcare Grant

Case Study Grant Recipient: L.M. (Leo) & S.A. (Sue) Cleary State/Town: Brombin, NSW Project Name: Installation of Solar Systems to Dairy and Irrigation Systems Grant Amount: $40,000   Meaghan, Luke and Ruby Cleary in the new concrete feed pad Sue and Leo...

Reducing orchard emissions while cutting electricity bills

Neil and Lynda Boardman operate a 100-acre orchard where they produce oranges for juicing. Spread over two sites, on a property located near Leeton in the NSW Riverina, the orchard is irrigated to ensure the trees are adequately watered to produce fruit. With...

Beating Back the Browsers

The levels of browsing pressure by animals, particularly Sambar Deer on newly-planted Landcare revegetation sites in East Gippsland, is resulting in very high mortality rates of new seedlings.   So, last year, when the East Gippsland Landcare Network (EGLN) received...

Faster more efficient watering increases productivity

In 2017 Garry Wachter, owner and operator of a 400 acre milking farm with 154 a2 cows, applied for and received an a2 Milk™ Sustainable Agriculture Landcare Grant.  The funds were used to implement a project to improve on-farm water use and efficiency by installing a...

Nutrient reuse grows cheaper grass

Hastings dairy farm has a herd of 350 cows. With nearly 120 hectares of mainly irrigated dairy pasture and a herd of 350 cows, Hastings Park in the NSW mid-north coast is a highly productive farm.  The cows produce approximately 2.6 million litres of a2 Milk™...

Tallygaroopna ‘Station Park’ Regeneration

In 2018, the Congupna Tallygaroopna Landcare Group successfully completed the Tallygaroopna Station Park Regeneration project. The project involved eradicating weeds, planting indigenous species, constructing a walking path and installing signage at Station Park....

Restoration and Monitoring of Clyde Grasslands along the Disused Rail Line

The Restoration and Monitoring of Clyde Grasslands along the Disused Rail Line project is a VicTrack-funded initiative aimed at managing and restoring a six kilometre link of indigenous vegetation in Clyde (South-east of Melbourne). The site is a significant link of...

Pedalling the Great Victorian Rail Trail with Landcare

The Pedalling the Great Victorian Rail Trail with Landcare project focussed on controlling woody weeds, CALP Act-listed, and Weeds of National Significance (WONS) in key areas of the rail trail as well as planting native plants. Weed removal and revegetation to...

The Green Line

The Green Line is a biodiversity corridor project, which aims to protect and enhance the biodiversity and habitat connectivity of the former Koroit to Minhamite Railway Line in western Victoria. This linear reserve stretches 37 kilometres, encompassing four listed...

Expression of Interest

Landcare Australia Communities Portal

  • Login to the communities portal with the link below
  • Click on grant you want to apply for.
  • Click on ‘Create Application’.
  • If you wish to leave a partially completed application, press ‘Save’ and log out. You can log back in and continue to edit your application form until you are ready to submit.
  • To submit your application, select the ‘Is application complete?’ checkbox and press ‘Save’.
  • You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.

For questions about online submissions, please refer to the FAQs tab on the Landcare Australia Communities Portal or email grants@landcareaustralia.com.au.

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