Targeted EOIs

Culturally Inspired EOI’s (2016)

Read the media article on the successful projects through these grants.

Waterways and Coasts Community Support  (2016)

6 successful projects were funded for a total of $25,160 (with in kind from recipients valued at $26,985) supporting both Waterways and Biosecurity activities:

  • Environmentally Responsible Moorings in Sensitive Anchorages (Handfish habitat) (Derwent)
  • Eco-mooring rollout to restore critical habitat for the critically endangered spotted handfish (Brachionichthys hirsutus) (Derwent)
  • Orford Bird Sanctuary – Habitat Conservation and Protection (fencing and signage) (East Coast)
  • 2 X Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome Biosecurity Projects with two oysterfarmers (Little Swanport, and Tasman Peninsula)
  • Impression Bay Saltmarsh Signage (Premaydena)
    Handfish-reeflifesurvey credit
    Spotted handfish photo care of Reeflifesurvey

More on the Handfish recovery plan here

Biosecurity Infrastructure Community Support (2016)

3 successful projects were funded for a total of $5269* (with inkind $8900) supporting Biosecurity Infrastructure activities:

  • Mobile washdown and signage for Huon Agricultural Show
  • Biosecurity signage, kits and volunteer training for seed collection activities- Friends of Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
  • Mobile washdown and signage for trail running events in National Parks- Endorfun


        Huon Show- credit Huon Show

Photo credit Huon Agricultural Show