The Community Sustainability Action grants are providing $12 million over three years to eligible community groups and individuals for innovative projects which seek to address climate change and conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment.
Round 1 – Koala Research
Funding for Round 1 – Koala Research is now available and will provide researchers with the opportunity to improve outcomes for Queensland’s koala population.
Grants of up to $100,000 (ex GST) are available to eligible tertiary education institutions and other entities involved in scientific research for projects which address one or more of the Queensland Government’s following koala conservation research priorities:
- the threats to Queensland’s koalas and developing or identifying strategies to mitigate these threats
- methods to create stakeholder partnerships for effective koala conservation, and how to foster behavioural change in the community
- the dynamics of koala habitat and appropriate koala habitat management techniques
- improving koala survey and monitoring techniques
- appropriate koala translocation and reintroduction policies
- effective and appropriate market-based instruments for koala conservation.
Applications close 5:00pm (Queensland time) Friday 5 May, 2017 and it is anticipated that successful applicants will be announced from July 2017.
For more information (source) see >>> Community Sustainability Action grants