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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 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.

Projects funded through the 2018-19 round have been announced.

It is anticipated that applications for the 2019-20 round will be invited in July 2019.

If you have questions about the grant program please contact the grants officer on (07) 3330 5553 or email landandsea@des.qld.gov.au.

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.