Funding for communities to enhance Australia’s national heritage

Community groups across Australia are invited to apply for grants through the 2015-16 round of the Community Heritage and Icons Grants programme. Up to $337,000 is available this financial year for community organisations to undertake activities that promote community engagement with places on Australia's National Heritage List. Grants of between $2,500 and $10,000 are available…

Government secures 38 hectares of endangered Mulgoa bushland for Cumberland Conservation Corridor

The Australian Government has secured more than 38 hectares of endangered Mulgoa bushland as part of its commitment to establish a Cumberland Conservation Corridor in Greater Western Sydney. The Mulgoa Road property will create an important link between the Cumberland Plains Woodland and Mulgoa Creek to help boost the resilience of critically endangered ecosystems. “It…

DOORSTOP SYDNEY

E&OE…. Topics: Cumberland Conservation Corridor GREG HUNT: Thanks very much to Terry and to Phil. Peter, I really want to acknowledge the traditional owners here – the Deerubbin, the work of Muru Mittigar and others. I have to say, at the Paris Climate Conference one of the most interesting things was, there was a presentation…

Doorstop Melbourne

E&OE…. Topics: Clean Air and Urban Landscapes hub, World Government Summit, reshuffle, Stuart Robert GREG HUNT: I'm absolutely delighted to be able to launch the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes hub today, and to launch and support the Indigenous engagement and participation strategy. We've got an enormous amount that we can learn from Indigenous knowledge…