LGAQ and DES sign MoU - Land Restoration Fund
Last week the LGAQ signed a MoU with the Department of Environment and Science to outline a framework for collaboration for the design and implementation of carbon projects which deliver co-benefits for the remote, rural and regional communities and landscapes of Queensland via the Land Restoration Fund.
The Queensland Government’s $500 million Land Restoration Fund aims to expand carbon farming in the state by supporting land sector projects that deliver clear environmental and economic co-benefits. Local governments in Queensland invest heavily in the delivery of natural asset protection for their communities and are ideally placed to implement a range of activities that sequester carbon while delivering benefits to biodiversity and ecosystem function in urban and peri-urban environments.
Beyond the signing of the MoU, the LGAQ will work with the Department of Environment and Science to identify opportunities for collaboration.
Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006
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