Indigenous Australians Caring for Country

Grants and funding programs

Indigenous Carbon Farming Fund

The Indigenous Carbon Farming Fund will provide $22.3m over five years to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to participate in the Carbon Farming Initiative.

For further information visit Indigenous Carbon Farming Fund website.

Caring for our Country funding

Caring for our Country is the Australian Government's funding initiative to invest in the conservation and management of Australia's natural resource assets - its land, water, native plants and animals.

For details of funding opportunities visit the Caring for our Country website 

Working on Country

The Australian Government funding for Working on Country is over $244 million and is fully committed until June 2013. The program is on-going and to support its continuity, $244.249 million over four years (from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017) has been made available.

For further information visit the Working on Country website.

Indigenous Protected Areas

Managing Indigenous Protected Areas helps Indigenous communities to protect their significant cultural values for future generations and receive spin-off health, education, economic and social benefits.

For details of funding opportunities visit the Indigenous Protected Areas website

Indigenous Heritage Program funding

The Indigenous Heritage Program supports the identification, conservation and promotion of the Indigenous heritage values of places important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Project grants between $5,000 and $100,000 are available to support the protection and conservation of Indigenous heritage.

For details of funding opportunities visit the Indigenous Heritage Program website

See also

Satellite tracking

Satellite tracking
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