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Land Management Funding Explained

Sunday 7 August, 2005
A seminar to assist landholders identify the right land management grants for their needs will be held at Trawool on 19th August.

A seminar to assist landholders identify the right land management grants for their needs will be held at Trawool on 19th August.

Organised by the Upper Goulburn Implementation Committee (UGIC), an afternoon of informative presentations will highlight the criteria for accessing Government funding and applying for a variety of grants through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Waterways and Riparian Revegetation programs.

UGIC Chair, Chris Doyle said the presentations will outline changes to funding guidelines and concentrate on assisting Landcare Groups and landholders to make best use of grants to improve the sustainability of their properties.

“Changes and improvements are made from time to time, for streamlining and reporting purposes.” Mr Doyle said.

“We aim to help landholders understand what funding will be best for their projects and assist all applicants maximise the opportunities for natural resource management funds.”

“This seminar is a must for anyone engaged in natural resource management projects.”

The seminar is free, commences at 2pm on Friday 19th August at Trawool Resort, on the Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool, and bookings are essential.

The funding seminar will be followed by the UGIC Annual Awards presentation dinner and reservations should be made to Chris Burnett on Ph 5797 2001.

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7th August 2005

Contact: Poppê Davis

Dryland Community Liaison Officer

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Ph1: 5797 2001 Ph2: 5761 1540

Mob: 0427 866 328 (anytime)

Email: popped@gbcma.vic.gov.au