Queensland Feral Pest Initiative.

Fed up with feral animals and invasive weeds on your property? Contact your local council to see if they are applying for round three of the Queensland Feral Pest Initiative and see how you can be involved in the project. Applications for the funding round close 23rd November so be sure to get in touch with them ASAP.

The Queensland Government is investing a further $6 million in the construction of cluster fencing in western and southern Queensland. The investment is part of the 2017 State election commitments and 2017-18 State Budget. An additional $1 million of funding from the Federal Government is also available for invasive plant and animal management in Queensland areas that are or were drought declared as at 1 July 2018.

The Queensland Feral Pest Initiative provides funding to eligible organisations including:

·       regional natural resource management (NRM) groups,

·       incorporated industry associations,

·       local governments and

·       a regional organisation of local governments or equivalent body.

Please see link for further information in the current round including the guidelines and supplementary information https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/business-priorities/plants/weeds-pest-animals-ants/queensland-feral-pest-initiative