Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Grant program

The latest round of the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Grant program - Applications should be submitted online by Thursday 17 August 2017 at 5pm.

The Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Grant program provides Indigenous communities with grants of up to $75,000 to support projects that build capacity to conserve environmental and cultural resources.

The program supports on-ground environmental and cultural heritage projects on Indigenous peoples’ lands that effectively build collaborative relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders and organisations.

Submissions for Rainforest Aboriginal Grants opened

Open now! Expressions of Interest (EOI) are sort from Rainforest Aboriginal People to get small and medium sized projects up and running across the region. 

Projects must fall within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area or the Wet Tropics NRM Region. 

Round one EOI’s will be accepted from early March 2017 and close on the 31 March 2017. All EOI’s will be notified of the outcome by 30 April 2017. Successful applicants will need to sign a funding agreement with the Authority or Terrain.

Contributions to the Cape York NRM Healthy Country Newsletter are welcome

Articles are invited for submission in Cape York NRM’s Healthy Country Newsletter. The newsletter is distributed to over 2000 people and organisations, providing the opportunity to share Cape York’s natural resource management practices far and wide.

The newsletter reaches Cape York NRM members, government organisations and funding partners, land and sea managers, Traditional Owners, other NRM bodies, graziers, farmers, businesses, tourism bodies, conservation groups and the general public.

Cape York feature in R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine

The October/November 2015 issue R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine' story Tip Top by Ken Eastwood, featured extensive coverage of Cape York.

Cape York NRM's Chair Director Emma Jackson and her family from Wolverton Station headlined the article, along with several of Cape York NRM's land management partners. 

We are very grateful to Ken Eastwood and R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine for allowing us to share this article with you on our website. 

Filling in the Gaps in the Kuuku Ya'u Cultural Heritage Projects

This project had two objectives:

The first,  to aid in the establishment of a bush-tucker nursery by providing a secure water source, and secondly to record cultural knowledge and share knowledge between Elders and Rangers. The project provided part of the funds necessary for the purchase and transport of a water storage tank to secure water to the Kuku Ya’u bush tucker nursery.

Indigenous Fire Workshop 2015

The Indigenous Fire Workshop for 2015 marks the seventh year of fire workshops on Cape York. This project with Mulong Pty Ltd will conduct the fire management workshop at Mary Valley in 2015 and provided support for the delivery with the logistical requirements that make this event a success

Traditional Fire Management Project

This project extended the coverage of traditional fire management practices across Cape York Peninsula, both during this activity and beyond the project timeframe. The project contributed to the Caring for Our Country target ' to expand traditional fire management regimes across at least 200 00 sq km's of northern Australian savannas by 2013.