The Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund (WAF) is a $5 million Tasmanian Government initiative, funded for five years from 2018-19. The funds provided by the state government will be invested with land managers in private and public sector and other community organisations to tackle weeds that are impacting valuable agricultural and environmental assets.
The Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund aims to improve the productive value of agricultural land and protect Tasmania’s natural values by removing the harmful effects of priority weeds.
Grants of up to $10,000 are available to undertake best practice, long-term and effective actions on priority weeds.
This is a competitive small grants round with a total of $200,000 available for distribution. Another grant round for larger, more complex weed projects will be released later in the 2020/21 financial year.
Eligible activities include on-ground management of weeds, weed education and extension activities, and critical weed management planning to underpin the effective management of priority weeds.
Priority will be given to applications that propose a strategic and targeted approach to tackling priority weeds and demonstrate co-investment through funds or in-kind support.
Please visit www.nrmnorth.org.au to read more, download the guidelines, application form and priority weed list.
Applications close 11 pm, Sunday, 1 November 2020.
For further information, please contact:
Raelene Mibus – Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund Coordinator
P: 1300 109 676
Kristen Dransfield – Tasmanian Weeds Action Fund Forest Industry Representative
P: 0439 202 188