Landcare Action Grants: Open Round 5

Grant applications closed 31st July 2023

Landcare Action Grant Open Round 5 Batch 1 Approved Projects October 2023

About this grant opportunity:

The Tasmanian Government launched the Landcare Action Grants in 2018, with the support of the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) and Landcare Tasmania. The Program has been established to provide State funded grant opportunities to co-invest with farmers, landowners, and other community organisations on practical on-ground works for revegetation, sustainable agriculture, carbon farming and river restoration activities

As part of this program, Landcare Tasmania will deliver an open round of grants (Round 5) for projects across Tasmania behalf of, and in partnership with, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas).

Funds of up to $463,500 have been allocated for Round 5 of the open round grants. 

Round 5 Grants Available:

Note that revegetation projects will be given priority in Round 5 funding to enable adequate planning for the 2024 winter planting season. A further application round may be opened in late 2023 subject to funding availability. All projects are to submit a Completion Report by 30 June 2025

Preferred funding amount: $5,000 - $20,000 per project

Maximum grant amount: $40,000 to be paid in up to 3 milestones, to projects of outstanding merit. A progress report is required for payment of each milestone.

Note that revegetation projects will be given priority in the first round of funding to enable adequate planning for the 2024 winter planting season.

You may submit more than one application. A separate application form must be submitted for each proposed project.

Guidelines & Application Form

Before applying, you must read and understand the guidelines:

Download the Grant Opportunity Guidelines (PDF)

Applications for Round 5 are now closed.


Important Dates:


  Round 5

  Applications Open   16 June 2023
  Applications Close   31 July 2023, 11:00pm
  Assessment and approval of Round 5 applications   Aug - Oct 2023
  Negotiation & Award of Round 5 grant agreements   Sept - Nov 2023
  Notification to unsuccessful applicants   Dec 2023



The Program is designed meet the following objectives of the Landcare Action Grants:

  • Improve landscape and riverine health, stability and resilience;
  • Support enhanced land management practices to reduce erosion and sedimentation;
  • Assist the community to holistically manage natural and productive land and waterways across the landscape.
  • Provide opportunities for landholders to implement carbon farming initiatives in order to access carbon markets, in particular the Australian Government’s Emission Reduction Fund.


Open to both Landcare Tasmania members and non-members.

The Program is eligible to a broad range of individuals, groups and organisations. To be eligible to apply for a grant you must be an individual or an organisation capable of entering into a legally binding and enforceable agreement with Landcare Tasmania. Eligible entities include the following:

Eligible entities include the following:

  • Community groups
  • Primary producers
  • Private landholders
  • Schools
  • Other land managers

Note that for unincorporated community groups, a sponsor organisation or lead individual will need to apply on behalf of the group. Please refer to the full guidelines for details.

Application Process:

Before applying, you must read and understand the guidelines. Download the Grant Opportunity Guidelines (PDF)

The Grants Assessment Panel may request further information to ensure appropriate assessment of an application.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their proposed application with Landcare Tasmania prior to submitting.

If you need more help with the application process, submitting an application online, have any technical difficulties or find an error in your application (after submission but before the closing date and time) you should contact Landcare Tasmania immediately via [email protected]

To apply, applicants must:

  • Read and understand the Guidelines
  • Complete the application via the online application form
  • Include all necessary attachments
  • Submit the online form and supporting information to reach Landcare Tasmania by 31 July 2023.
  • You may save a partially completed online application to return to later, but please note that uploads do not save. Please upload documents when ready to submit.

Apply Online

Helpful Technical Advice

Regional Natural Resource Management Strategies: provide a wealth of information and identify priorities for natural resources across the state. At the rear of each there are “Knowledge Gateways” which also provide helpful avenues on sourcing information and advice for on-ground works planning and practitioners

Revegetation Guides

Guides and references can be found on our Reading Room page all about Revegetation

Nurseries Supplying local Tasmanian Native Plants for Revegetation Projects:


  Region Location Nursery Phone Email
 North  Liffey  Habitat Plants     [email protected]
 Northwest (+delivery)  Oldina  Oldina Nursery     [email protected]
 Northwest  Flowerdale  Redbreast Plants Flowerdale     [email protected]
 Northeast  Scottsdale  Woodlea Nursery     [email protected]
 East  Bicheno  Bicheno Indigenous Plants     [email protected]
 Central  Hamilton  Derwent Catchment Nursery     [email protected] 
 Central  Ross  Lewisham private nursery     [email protected]
 South  Glenorchy  Understorey Network     [email protected]
 South  Hobart  Nipaluna Nursery     [email protected]
 South  Margate  Redbreast Plants Margate     [email protected]
 South  Margate  Silver Banksia Nursery     [email protected]
 South  Mount Nelson  Peter Crook Horticultural Supplies     [email protected]
 South  Sorell  Wildseed Tasmania     [email protected]


Australian Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund

How to create maps for your project

More Resources on Removing Threats and Managing a Restoration Project