Call For Applications: Environmental Works Grant Program Now Open!

Is your property greater than two hectares and zoned for rural land use?

If yes, then you are eligible to apply for Council’s Environmental Works Grant Program 2018.

The Environmental Works Grant Program provides a financial incentive to rural landowners to protect and enhance Whittlesea’s biodiversity. The Program offers grants of up to $1500 for fencing projects which permanently protect remnant vegetation from livestock, fencing and planting around farm dams, and revegetation projects including shelterbelt establishment and environmental weed control within remnant vegetation.

Environmental Works Grant Program is now open for applications until 30 November 2017.

Click here to apply:

Call Mark Williams, Council’s Sustainable Land Management Officer, on 9217 2471 for more information or to discuss a project proposal.

Environmental Works Grant Program


Calling All Future Leaders!

Applications are now open for the Our Catchment, Our Communities Leadership Development Grants. These grants provide an exciting opportunity to develop new leaders in integrated catchment management, and support the Victorian Government’s commitment to diversity in water leadership, Aboriginal inclusion, and innovation in catchment management. Grant recipients will receive up to $10,000 for travel, study, research or other forms of professional development in the categories of: Innovation, Aboriginal Leadership and Women in Leadership.

Your help in promoting these grants with your networks will ensure as many eligible Victorians as possible are given a chance to help shape the future of Integrated Catchment Management in Victoria.

Applications close next week on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

The application form and more information about these grants can be found at