/Landcare Action Grants to support sustainable Tasmanian agriculture

Landcare Action Grants to support sustainable Tasmanian agriculture

4 July 2021

Man Barnett,

Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Tasmanian Authorities Is fixed to work with farmers and landcare teams to sustaInside the pure assets that beneathpin our world-class agricultural sector.

Twenty-eight tasks throughout the State have been funded beneath The latest spherical of the Landcare Movement Grants Program.

This method helps enhanced land administration practices Inside the agriculture sector by co-investing with farmers, Landcare and completely different group organisations for sensible on-gspherical works.

The federal government has allotted $1.8 million over 4 years to the program, which is being delivered in partnership with the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Affiliation (TFGA) and Landcare Tasmania.

Under Round 3 of the program, administered by the TFGA, about $255,000 in grant funding has been allotted to the 28 tasks.

Mixed with in-type contribution from the candidates, The complete worth of the program is about $540,000.

A pair of of the worthwhile tasks embrace actions That current safety of pure waterways, remnant vegetation and wildlife habitats, enhance of native vegetation, biodiversity and introduction on new wildlife habitat buildings.

The Landcare Movement Grants Program performs An important position in supporting our very important agricultural sector and the Authorities has allotted An further $900,000 over 4 years to proceed the program of sensible on-gspherical works for sustainable agriculture with expanded scope for carbon farming initiatives, which is An factor of our 100 day plan.

DPIPWE is reviewing the program ideas To incorporate the expanded scope for carbon farming and It is anticipated that A mannequin new spherical of grant funding Shall be open for purposes in August 2021.

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