Caring for Our Country (former)
This funding was the flagship programme that succeeded Natural Heritage Trust 2, in the five years 2008-2013.
The objective of Caring for our Country was to achieve an environment that is healthier, better protected, well managed and resilient, and also to provide essential ecosystem services in a changing climate.
More than $2 billion as been committed to the initiative over five years, as the first phase of the program commenced July 2008 and is to end June 2013. More than 3,500 grants were funded during this initial phase of the project
The project's second phase is to be implemented between 2013 and 2018.