Sell with Confidence
Read More
News

LNP To Fund The Greening Of The Whitsundays

By Ray White Whitsunday

Two Whitsunday organisations will receive funding of between $30,000 and $50,000 to undertake work to improve the natural environment under the Liberal National Government’s National Landcare Program.

Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen announced the successful grant recipients under the $5 million Environment Small Grants component of Phase Two of the program.

“I would like to congratulate both Fauna Rescue Whitsundays and Whitsunday Catchment Landcare who will be receiving Australian Government grant funding to deliver natural resource management activities that will improve the quality of the Whitsunday environment,” Mr Christensen said.

“Through the National Landcare Program Environment Small Grants opportunity, the Australian Government is investing $5 million, through one-off grants of between $5,000 and $50,000, in community projects which are delivered at the local level and contributing to national environment priorities.

Fauna Rescue Whitsundays trainee carer Katrina Barrett with an abandoned sugar glider.

“Fauna Rescue Whitsundays plan to revegetate between eight and 12 release/rehab/carers areas to aid sustainable food sources for wildlife.

“The area has been impacted repeatedly by cyclones over the past 20 years and this is about planning ahead so that we don’t lose wildlife numbers. The group will also undertake education and involve the community in their work.

“Whitsunday Catchment Landcare aim to encourage sustainable land management on small properties, particularly those adjacent to national parks and threatened species habitats.

“This is the kind of practical environmental work that protects, rehabilitates and restores our environmental assets in the region and I congratulate these groups on their endeavours.”

Source: Whitsunday Times.

Up to Date

Latest News

  • Ray White Economics Weekly Update

    This week I take a look at our most wanted. Where we want to buy and rent, based on price growth and where we want to be, based on population movements. Our most wanted city (and suburbs) There really has been no suburb or city untouched by COVID accelerated demand. … Read more

    Read Full Post

  • Ray White Economics Weekly Update – Net Interstate Migration

    This week, I take a look at the latest population movement data for Australia, as well as the growth in housing finance. There continues to be a tsunami of money targeting a declining number of properties for sale. Brisbane and Regional Queensland are attracting the most people Australia continues to … Read more

    Read Full Post