NSW Environmental Trust Annual Report 2014-15

In 2014–15, the Trust provided more than $85 million for the delivery of environmental projects by a broad range of community groups, research facilities, Aboriginal organisations, schools and government agencies across New South Wales.

Date
1 October 2015
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Annual report
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISSN 1445-3177
  • ID OEH20150527
  • File PDF 12.3MB
  • Pages 98
  • Name environmental-trust-annual-report-2014-2015-150527.pdf

More than $13 million in contestable grants was awarded through the following programs:

  • Restoration and Rehabilitation
  • Saving our Species
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Research
  • Protecting our Places
  • Eco Schools
  • Food Gardens in Schools
  • Lead Environmental Community Groups.

The Waste Less, Recycle More initiative was in its second year in 2014-15 and disbursed more than $74 million in grants for a range of projects that support new community recycling centres, local government organics programs, major resource recovery infrastructure and landfill consolidation.

The $10 million Saving our Species Partnerships grants program began in 2014-15, and awarded almost $4.2 million in funding to target 25 site-managed species and 20 co-occurring species from other Saving our Species management streams.