Greenweb grants are provided to restore or improve bushland on private properties. This includes:
- removing invasive weeds
- regeneration and revegetation of natural bushland with native flora
- stabilising creek banks and slopes
- creating or protecting native wildlife habitats.
Grants of up to $2,000 may be awarded for each application. Up to $20,000 is awarded each year.
Applications can be made by eligible property owners from 1 August until 31 August each year.
How to apply
1. Complete the Greenweb grant application form. You’ll need to provide information about your property, including:
- Greenweb network status
- types of plants on your property
- presence - or absence - of threatened plant or animal species
- bushland regeneration underway on or near your property
- the ecological restoration work you would like to undertake.
2. Attach documents that support your application, including photographs.
3. Applications are assessed for environmental outcomes by a panel comprised of the Council's Bushcare, Greenweb, and Natural Areas staff.
Find out if your property is eligible using the ‘Greenweb’ layer following these steps:
- Go to Shire Map.
- On the left side, you will find the 'Layers' section. Select from the drop-down menu 'Environment'.
- Click 'Greenweb' option.
- On the same 'Layers' section, click the four horizontal lines next to the heading.
- Select the 'Show Legend' option.
- On the right side top corner, you will find the 'Search' field.
- Enter your address by typing the Street Number and Street Name and press enter.
- Your property will be highlighted in blue.
- If your property is in any of the 3 Greenweb sub-categories, you are eligible to apply!
Watch how to navigate ShireMaps HERE