Environment Grants

2017/18 Recipients Information

  • Seven Small Environmental Project Grants that support communities to pursue initiatives that deal with or raise environmental awareness
  • 16 Environmental Project Grants for projects up to one year that reduce environmental harm and raise environmental awareness
  • Five Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) Infrastructure Grants to provide Northern Territory organisations the opportunity to acquire infrastructure for the purpose of collecting approved containers for redemption at a Container Deposit Depot.

Small Grants:





City of Palmerston

Healthy Waterways - Signage

Signs, installation of signs


Darwin Military Museum

Darwin Military Museum Tree Management

Canopy lift, tree pruners, 42 tonne crane to lift trees out, contractor.


East Arnhem Regional Council

Composting for the Future

Compost bins, garden surrounds, Sea Swift transport, Soil, seed, watering equipment


Environment Centre Northern Territory

COOLmob Sustainable House Day 2018

Project Officer salary, admin


MacFarlane Primary School

Bush tucker garden

Plants, ground cover, stone pitch, extra path, mulch, contractor to install.


Ngukurr School

Recycle Bins

Bins, Bin liners, freight to deliver to school


Parap Primary School

Boomerang Bags Parap Primary School

New sewing machines x 2, overlockers x 2, upgrade existing sewing machines and overlockers, dressmaking shears, thread


Environmental Project Grants:





Alawa Primary School

Sustainable Farm Management and Education Plan

Relocation & plumbing of water tank, vegepods x 4, cement pathway, solar pumps x 2.


Arid Lands Environment Centre

EcoScience School Days

Labour, Materials, project management.


Arid Lands Environment Centre

Ilparpa Claypans Bushcare Project

Internal review costs, communication costs, ALEC technical input, admin fee, advertising.


Arid Lands Environment Centre

Lower Todd River Bushcare Project

Workshops x 3, labour, materials and equipment, management fee.


Arid Lands Environment Centre

Roadmap to a DesertSMART Town (2013-18) - Review

Presenter fees, travel costs, catering, materials, coordination, administration.


Australian Trust for Conservation Volunteers

Intertidal Environmental Monitoring Program - Ludmilla Bay

Data collation, monitoring equipment sundries, coordination costs, labour, consultant.


Charles Darwin University (Jeremy Trombley)

Bioenergy Potential of the Northern Territory

Oxygen bomb calorimeter.


Clean Up Australia Limited

Northern Territory Clean Up

Clean Up Kit Materials, kit distribution, digital marketing, administration, insurances, advertising, storage, banners and signage, travel and accommodation.


Coomalie Community Government Council

Fencing the Adelaide River Transfer Station

Fencing materials to enclose transfer station, padlock, gate.


East Arnhem Regional Council

East Arnhem Regional Council’s Waste Oil Recycling

Heavy duty storage units and transport, transport of recycling storage units to communities.


Environment Centre Northern Territory

Transitions Film Festival Darwin 2018

Film screening licence and administration fees, venue hire, grant administration fee.


Greening Australia (NT) Ltd

Capturing and Recording Land for Wildlife

Nesting boxes x 25, camera traps x 12, installation materials, project coordination, community workshop, presenter, materials.


Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Lhere Mparntwe (Todd River) River Red Gum Fire Prevention and Vegetation Restoration

Spray packs, labour, protective wear.


RePower Alice Springs

Alice Springs Community Solar Project Business Plan

Consultant, administration.


Thamarrurr Development Corporation Ltd

Developing Environmentally Sustainable Practice - Thamarrurr Development Corporation

Consultant fees, travel and accommodation, materials, administration.


Wangamaty (Lower Daly) Land Management Group Inc.

Weed Management within the Nauiyu Land Trust

Labour, equipment hire, herbicides, fuel.


CDS Infrastructure Grants:





East Arnhem Regional Council

Recycling the past to preserve East Arnhem Lands future

Manufacturing recycling cages, freight to transport cages from Darwin to East Arnhem Land.


Hornsby Property Services

Manual handling, glass container storage

Forklift, freight for free bins, 100 wool bales, and signage.


ISAustralia - Job Central

Lajamanu community recycling program

Single phase baler, banners and stickers, printing costs, drinking fountain, steel to fabricate bulk bag holders/frames, large wall fan, freight for all items, administration.


Roper Gulf Regional Council

Can crusher for Mataranka Regional Recycling Centre

Nearly 60% of the cost of a can crusher including training.


Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia

Container deposit recycling increase

Recycling station bins, metal skip bins, conveyor, freight to have all items transported to Yulara, signage for recycling stations, freight for 10c transport to Alice Springs.


Last updated: 28 February 2018