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Looking after Country Grant program

Controlled burning of country

Controlled burning of country.

The Looking after Country Grant program (previously Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Grant program) provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups with grants of up to $75,000 for projects that build their capacity to conserve environmental and cultural resources on country. The program supports on-ground environmental and cultural heritage projects and encourages collaborative partnerships in looking after country.

Project activities funded through the program include (but are not limited to):

  • cultural heritage site management protected species monitoring and conservation
  • habitat restoration
  • feral animal and weed management
  • fire management
  • erosion control
  • the development and implementation of country management plans.

The 2018 funding round has now closed. It is anticipated that successful projects will be announced in late 2018.

If you have questions about the grant program please contact the grants officer on (07) 3330 5553 or email

Previous recipients

Further information about the type of activities funded through the program can be obtained by looking at the projects from previous funding rounds.

Previous recipients

View the current and previous grant recipients.

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Last updated
14 August 2018
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