Entries by Nathalie

195 new Landcare projects announced

Regional and local communities across the nation today received a significant boost as the Coalition Government announced 195 new projects to be delivered under its $450 million Regional Land Partnerships (RLP) program. Natural resource management groups across the country will receive funding to deliver the new phase of projects, harnessing local knowledge and expertise to […]

Improving drought resilience through NRM

Farmers across eastern Australia are facing the prospect of a dry summer on the back of a long period of below average rainfall. Short term assistance packages can help farmers through the worst of these periods however, a recent research report by the University of Canberra has highlighted the importance of natural resource management in improving resilience […]

Funding boosts recovery effort for a Tasmanian endemic

In 2017, project partners including NRM South, the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (Threatened Species Section) and the University of Tasmania received grant funding from the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund (TSRF) for emergency intervention actions to save Morrisby’s gum from extinction. The project aimed […]

Submission to the Senate inquiry into our faunal extinction crisis

While Australia is renowned for its unique and varied biodiversity, our ‘megadiverse’ landscapes are losing mammal species at a rate faster than anywhere else in the world. NRM Regions Australia recently made a submission to the Senate’s ‘Environment and Communications References Committee Inquiry’ into Australia’s faunal extinction crisis. The aim of this submission is to […]

47 organisations to deliver the $450 million RLP program.

Successful tenderers for Regional Land Partnerships have been announced, with 47 organisations getting the green light to go ahead with projects under Phase 2 of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Over the next five years, these organisations will continue the long standing commitment to deliver on-ground natural resource management through projects targeting key national […]