2023 Victorian Landcare Grants

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2023 Victorian Landcare Grants in the East Gippsland region.

Environmental volunteer groups and networks are sharing in $3.98 million in funding to care for the state’s natural environment, with 245 on-ground and capacity-building projects and 269 support grants funded.

The Victorian Landcare Grants support Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks for on-ground works, education and capacity building projects that protect and restore our land and natural environment.

Project grants – up to $20,000 was available for on-ground works, capacity-building activities, community education and engagement that protects, or improves natural assets such as native vegetation, native fauna, waterways, wetlands and soils. 

Support grants – up to $500 was available for assistance with costs such as insurance, incorporation and operational needs, or meetings and events or newsletters, websites, and other communication.

East Gippsland Recipients

Bruthen and District Landcare GroupTambo River Rehabilitation Project$20,000.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkMonitoring Our Environment Together with Fluker Posts$10,200.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkLearning Together with Landcare$11,275.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkMoilun Creek – Stage 1: ‘Mondarra’$19,090.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkMoilun Creek – Stage 1 ‘Glen Loch’$19,090.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkMoilun Creek Stage 1 – ‘Glenalan’$20,000.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkRevegetating Clifton Creek – Stage 2$20,000.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkRevegetating and protecting gullies of the Tambo River$18,630.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkConnecting Native Vegetation Landscapes in Fernbank$19,400.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkLakewood Park – Mason’s Bay Wetlands Enhancement on the Gippsland Lakes$19,550.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkImproving Environmental Literacy in East Gippsland Through Educational Literature – fact sheet series$9,000.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkLong-term recovery after fire – Sarsfield$19,895.00
East Gippsland Landcare NetworkFarm Dam Enhancement – ‘Garoogong’$19,990.00
Far East Victoria LandcareMonitoring the success of Dung Beetle releases in East Gippsland$9,750.00
Far East Victoria LandcareSmall Property: Big Ideas$20,000.00
Far East Victoria LandcareImproving Soil Health and Biodiversity in Far East Gippsland$20,000.00
Goongerah LandcareControl of Tutsan (Hypericum androsaemum) in the Martins Creek catchment$15,000.00
Goongerah LandcareControl of Environmental weeds in the Upper Brodribb catchment$17,745.00
Newlands Arm Landcare Coastcare GroupNewlands Arm – Weeds, Wildlife, Waterside Wonder$12,600.00
Snowy West Landcare GroupWeed management and monitoring at, Newmerella hill, adjacent Rail Trail$13,200.00
Tambo bluff landcare coastcareSignificant Wetland Assets on Tambo Bluff – A Continuation to Survey Completion$14,335.00
Tom’s Creek LandcareBuilding African Lovegrass control strategies through demonstration of best practice options$20,000.00

Support Grant Recipients

Gelantipy Landcare Group$500
Cabbage Tree Creek Landcare Group$500
Romawi Landcare Group$500
Bairnsdale Urban Landcare Group Inc$500
Flaggy Creek and District Landcare Group$500
Eastwood Landcare Group Inc.$500
Raymond Island Landcare Group Inc$500
Marlo Landcare Group$500
Friends of Gippsland Lakes, Parks and Reserves$500
Lakes Entrance Community Landcare Group$500
Jarrahmond Landcare Group$500
Eagle Point Landcare Coastcare Group$500
Cann Valley Landcare Group$500

Contact Details
For more information, contact:

Kyrstel Handley
Community Projects Officer
East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
Email: khandley@egcma.com.au or phone 0419 892 268

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past and present.