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Habitat Bunbury Program

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Habitat Bunbury aims to achieve positive environmental outcomes through meaningful learning experiences for students across a variety of educational institutions. Projects about and for the environment equip the next generation with skills, knowledge, and enthusiasm to value and actively
protect the natural environment.

The objectives of the program are as follows:

  • To facilitate the development and implementation of environmental education projects in all local educational institutes, such as but not limited to Early Childhood Learning Centres, Primary and Secondary Schools, TAFE, and Universities.
  • To assist students in addressing local environmental issues.
  • To promote the exchange of ideas and experiences about the environment between students and
  • the community.

The Habitat Bunbury Program provides grants to undertake projects that protect and enhance the
natural environment within the City of Bunbury. Each application can apply for grant funding of up to $5,000.

Examples of possible projects include:

  • Revegetation and restoration
  • Fauna protection
  • Wetland/waterway ecosystem health
  • Coastal management
  • Ecological surveys and studies
  • Community education/collaboration

Ensure that any proposed projects are working towards a more sustainable future. Preference will be given to projects that include a sustainability element.

Applications are now open until 31 August. To apply please visit Smarty Grants

Guidelines can be found below.