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Land Restoration Fund information workshops

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

The Department of Environment and Science will be hosting a series of workshops being held in February, to help landholders and land managers apply for the Queensland Government’s Land Restoration Fund.
 
At the workshops, specialists from government, industry and the carbon farming sector will explain the application process and provide information on the first investment round so attendees can start putting together applications for carbon farming projects in Queensland.
 
Guest speakers and presenters will be available to speak one-on-one to attendees after each workshop.
 
Workshop attendees will:
  • find out more about carbon farming and how it will provide new, diversified income streams while restoring soils and vegetation
  • find out how they can develop a carbon farming project that will work alongside their existing operations
  • meet industry experts who can provide information specific to their properties, businesses and applications
  • learn about the Land Restoration Fund, including investment round details, the application process, the governments support package and how you can seek further help.
These workshops are also a great opportunity to make connections with other interested landowners to collaborate on potential partnerships or projects. Registrations are now open for the following workshops:
  • Warwick: 3 February 2020
  • Roma: 5 February 2020
  • Gympie: 7 February 2020
  • Biloela: 10 February 2020
  • Emerald: 12 February 2020
  • Charters Towers: 24 February 2020
  • Mt Surprise: 26 February 2020
  • Longreach: 24 February 2020
  • Kilcoy: 28 February 2020
Details on the next round of workshops to be held in the Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Bundaberg and Gatton in March will be provided soon.
 
About the Land Restoration Fund
 
The fund will:  
  • expand carbon farming in the state by supporting land-sector projects that deliver additional environmental, social and economic co-benefits
  • empower farmers, land managers and landholders to generate additional, regular and diverse income streams and protect their business in tough times, through carbon farming projects.

Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006


 

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