Grants and funding

We fund landholders, groups, organisations and individuals to improve their enterprise and local environment by better managing our natural resources.

Fencing Biosecure Production Zones Pest Knockout Grants Program

Landholders have a great opportunity to receive assistance to construct fencing on their properties through a new $3.7 million initiative.

The Fencing Biosecure Production Zones and Pest Knockout Grant Program will support landholders to control total grazing pressure, improve their biosecurity, and undertake pest animal and pest weed control activities.

The program will also assist landholders prepare for emergency animal disease outbreaks such as foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease.

Expressions of interest for fencing grants now open

Landholders based in the Western LLS region are encouraged to read the grant guidelines prior to submitting an online EOI form.

Click here to access the grant guidelines and EOI form.

For more information contact Brian Dohnt via or 0455 901 258.

Screening our streams project 2022-23

Landholders in the Western region have a fantastic opportunity to participate in a project that will save native fish populations while simultaneously improving the quality of water delivered to their property.

Click here to view further information including the project guidelines and EOI form.

The closing date for EOIs is 2 December 2022.

Fencing Northern Basin Riverbanks Program

The Australian Government has committed $7.5 million in funding for the NSW northern Murray-Darling Basin communities and the environment with Local Land Services responsible for delivering the program.

Read more about the Fencing Northern Basin Riverbanks Program.


Aboriginal cultural heritage projects guide

As a part of any project, Western Local Land Services must ensure that landholders participating in a project are aware of their responsibilities.

The below two-page resource gives landholders an overview of what is involved in assessing for Aboriginal cultural heritage values, what role our staff play, what will be included in the process and what is not included.


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