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Environment Levy Annual Report
  • Last updated:
  • 20 May 2020

The Environment Levy annual report showcases the program's achievements, and details the funding expenditure for each financial year.

2018-2019 Annual Report Highlights:

  • $2.28 million invested into the purchase of three properties totalling 56 hectares
  • $1.28 million invested into the establishment and management of previously acquired lands
  • $609,000 provided to 22 Environment Levy-partnership groups
  • $270,000 in Landholder Environment Grants provided to 88 private landholders
  • $90,000 invested into the Land for Wildlife program. More than 30,550 native plant seedlings and 162 nest boxes provided
  • $845,000 invested into on-ground works to protect our coastal areas
  • $247,000 invested into riparian restoration to improve waterway and catchment health
  • Over $700,000 invested into management of invasive plants and animals
  • More than $410,000 invested into various research and monitoring projects.

The latest annual report is available in September of each year. Download the most recent report here [7852KB].

The Environment Levy is a key funding source for achieving the goals of council's Environment and Liveability Strategy. This strategy outlines council's strategic approach and long-term vision for shaping the future of our region. It also sets clear biodiversity, waterways and wetlands, and coastal targets for the year 2041.

For more information about the Environment Levy please contact council.

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