We are hopeful that the new Government’s Urban Rivers and Catchments Program will provide real and tangible benefits for our local waterways.

The $200 million program will help fund:

  • Creating wetlands to slow water flow and filter stormwater before it reaches our rivers
  • Citizen science and education projects for pre-schoolers and school age children
  • Removing cement walls and returning them to natural riverbanks
  • Revegetation and tree planting

The grant program will cover small community grants and grants for state and local government.