Grants and funding

Following are a number of projects and grant opportunities running throughout 2024 to support Riverina landholders and communities.

Riverina Threatened Species and Ecosystems Program

The Riverina Local Land Services Threatened Species and Ecosystems program for 2023/24 will encompass funding received from the NSW Environmental Trust for the implementation of the Box Gum Grassy Woodland, Black Falcon, Greater Glider and Squirrel Glider projects.

The projects are unique within the Riverina region and each project has a defined project area and incentives targeted to improve the trajectory of the specific species or ecosystem.

Expressions of Interest close 30 March 2024. Read more about the Riverina Threatened Species and Ecosystems program.

Closed grants

Adaptive Farms for Sustainable Landscapes

The Adaptive Farms for Sustainable Landscape Program aims to support landholders to improve agricultural productivity and better manage natural resources.

Riverine Local Land Services will be supporting landholders to improve their skills in managing their natural resources through farm planning workshops, online learning modules as well as in person through site visits, farm walks and farm demonstrations. This is to ensure that landholders understand the most current and best practice options available to them. These training services will be a pre-requisite for accessing funding.

Expressions of interest are now closed (September 2022).

Find out more about the Adaptive Farms for Sustainable Landscapes program.

Aboriginal Cultural Water

Riverina Aboriginal communities are invited to express their interest in water flows for Aboriginal cultural uses.

Each year Riverina Local Land Services has access to 2,150 ML of share component of Murrumbidgee Valley high-security water.

This water allocation is there to meet the unique purposes of the Traditional Owners of the Murrumbidgee catchment. Aboriginal communities have the opportunity to apply to use some or all of the water for cultural purposes.

It cannot be used for commercial purposes.

Expressions of interest are now closed (8 May 2022).

Read more about the allocation.

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