Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News

Naturally Inspired Grants

The Naturally Inspired Grants provide valuable support for groups and individuals to make a positive contribution to the Southern Tasmanian environment. Since 2009, the Naturally Inspired Grants have provided community groups with over $335,000 in funding, which has also included support provided through the new rolling Naturally Inspired Bite-sized grants.


Agriculture, Grants

National Landcare Programme Update – January 2015

The Australian Government is working with the 56 regional NRM bodies across Australia to implement the regional stream of the new National Landcare Programme – NLP (replacing the former Caring for our Country program). Key features of NLP include twenty per cent of allocated funds to support activities that engage


Agriculture, Environment

Australian Govt funding heading to Tasmania

Great news for the many Tasmanian organisations and groups who have successfully received both 20 Million Trees Grants or 25th Anniversary Landcare grants announced this week by the Australian Government. 25TH ANNIVERSARY LANDCARE GRANTS The 25th Anniversary Landcare Grants 2014-15 are part of the national stream of the National Landcare



Kids sustainability conference

KIDS 4 KIDS is an annual forum to celebrate and promote sustainable practices in schools. This year’s conference was attended by 470 students from 11 different primary and secondary schools from around Hobart. The forum was skillfully hosted by Tassie’s National Junior Landcare winners – Lansdowne Crescent’s Land 2 Sea Team,


e-news, News

November 2014 enews

Get the online version here Welcome to the November 2014 edition of NRM Snapshot, a monthly ebulletin of what’s happening in Tasmania’s land, water, coastal and marine environments. Get informed! Get involved! Get funded! GET INFORMED Help inform the NRM Regional Strategy NRM South is seeking community input into the


Community groups, Grants

The church in the bush naturally inspired grants recipient

One of the first things to strike you about St Pius X Catholic Church in Taroona is its surroundings. Set in coastal bushland, parishioners must find it difficult to keep their eyes on the pulpit when the church offers beautiful views of surrounding eucalypt trees and the broad River Derwent.