They support social and private enterprise development for communities in Cape York through Land and Sea management, applying Aboriginal traditional knowledge methodology to care for and protect the distinctive environment of Cape York.
Permission will be required for the reproduction of any photographs. Full Abstract Caring for our Country is an Australian Government initiative that focuses on six national priority areas: National Reserve System; biodiversity and natural icons; coastal environments; sustainable farm practices; natural resource management in northern and remote Australia; and community skills, knowledge and engagement.
The initiative will be delivered in partnership with regional natural resource management groups, local, state and territory government agencies, Indigenous groups, industry bodies, land managers, landcare and other community groups, and non-government organisations.
The business plan outlines a series of short term targets to help prioritise the Caring for our Country investments to deliver five-year outcomes by The plan provides information on the rationale, eligibility criteria and, where relevant, maps of high priority areas that have been prepared for each Caring for our Country target to assist in developing proposals for funding.This section of the business plan details the key stakeholders and the business plan.
It is important that proponents refer to these definitions. The Caring for our Country initiative was attempting to address concerns in relation to previous funding programs, but unfortunately a vital component of on-ground NRM change was missing, or at least severely overlooked, from this initiative - the community.
Caring for our Country will be backed by an annual business plan to ensure the investment is targeted to deliver the best results for the environment. It will also cut excessive administration costs and instead allow more funding to be provided directly to farmers and other land managers. This section of the business plan details the key stakeholders and the business plan. It is important that proponents refer to these definitions. Caring for our Country Grant. In , the ACWA was successful in sourcing funding from the Australian Government’s 'Caring For Our Country' (CFOC) initiative which funds projects across the country to improve biodiversity and sustainable farm practices.
15 CARING FOR OUR COUNTRY Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts jointly administered with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Caring for our Country. A business approach to investment. Business Plan • Open call, competitive proposals (up to $1million) • Allocation to regional Catchment Management Authorities (negotiated, based on an expression of interest) Small-scale Grants • Community Action Grants.
to run their course until June , the new Caring for our Country Business Plan(s) (Commonwealth of Australia , ) set a very different and largely unexpected course. The Regional Caring for Country Plan delivers vision and direction for the planning and management of Aboriginal cultural and natural resources throughout the region.