Community Conservation Assistance

Community Conservation Assistance (CCA) provides support to individuals and groups within Brisbane City Council's Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP) to undertake environmental restoration or rehabilitation works targeting weeds. Council can help the community to deliver these projects within priority biodiversity areas that would otherwise be difficult for groups or individuals to undertake. 

Unlike the Lord Mayor’s Community Sustainability and Environmental Grants, CCA is not a cash grant. Rather, Council works in partnership with groups and individuals to deliver on-ground weed control and bush restoration works.

Eligibility

Groups who are eligible to apply for CCA are:

Priority will be given to on-ground bushland restoration projects that reduce the impact of invasive weed species and deliver additional benefits, such as: 

  • rehabilitation and expansion of core habitats, including natural areas
  • strengthening ecological and riparian corridors
  • reducing erosion and sediment runoff into waterways.

The funding can be allocated for materials that are to be used directly in the project and are effectively ‘disposable’. The items include, but are not limited to:

  • locally-native plants, tree bags, weed mats, mulch, water crystals or other materials designed to protect and assist plant growth
  • products for soil stabilisation such as jute matting and coir logs
  • weed control, including large weed tree removal. 

Funding

Applications are currently open and will close at midnight on Monday 31 July 2017.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in October 2017.

How to apply

Read the fact sheet prior to preparing your application:

Submit your application online. The online application system allows you to save, develop and print out applications before you submit them. For assistance with the online system or general information on Community Conservation Assistance,  phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak to the Program Officer, Community Conservation Support team. 

For assistance with the development of your project, phone Council on 07 3403 8888 and ask to speak with the Community Conservation Partnerships Program Officer for your area.

Previous recipients

View previously approved projects and funding:

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