15 January, 2023
Grants for invasive pest management
LOCAL councils across Far North Queensland will receive grants totalling more than $400,000 to support collaboration and build capability in invasive pest management.
Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities Mark Furner said four projects had been successful in getting funding through the Enhancing Local Government Biosecurity Capacity (ELGBC) program.
The successful applicants are: Far West Queensland Re-gional Organisation of Councils Inc., Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council, Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (representing 12 member councils from Hinchinbrook to Cooktown), and Torres Strait Island Regional Council