Regional Funding and Regional NRM Organisations

The National Landcare Programme (NLP) regional funding stream is delivered through Australia’s natural resource management (NRM) organisations, recognising the crucial role the organisations play in delivering NRM at a local and regional level.

Perth NRM is one of these Regional NRM organisations with responsibility for delivery of the Regional Funding stream in the Swan Region.

With regional funding we undertake to:

  • in collaboration with community, landcare and farming system groups, lead regional NRM planning and prioritisation of NRM activities to support environmental protection and sustainable agricultural practices
  • deliver nationally important outcomes that assist Australia to meet its national and international obligations
  • broker partnerships, collaborate with networks and support local stakeholders in delivery of regional NRM activities
  • build local community and industry engagement, skills and capacity in NRM and sustainable agriculture
  • support Indigenous participation in delivering NRM outcomes
  • report NRM outcomes at a regional level and contribute to Programme reporting at the national level.

Regional Land Partnerships

Perth NRM are pleased to be confirmed as the preferred supplier for the five year Regional Land Partnerships in the Swan region, with The Hon. David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, announcing the successful recipients of the $450 million program. The funding is the second phase of the Coalition Government’s $1 billion National Landcare Program.

Perth NRM will manage three major projects under the Regional Land Partnerships program including:

Threatened Ecological Communities

  • This project will manage threats & restore habitat at a local scale, supporting  regional and landscape scale benefits of improved condition, ecological resilience, connectivity & climate change adaptability.

Threatened Species

  • The project will manage populations and habitat at the local scale to improve the trajectory and distribution of priority species. This project will establish baseline indicator data on vegetation condition, feral animal presence, and weed distribution to show changes in habitat condition.

Food Future Agenda

  • This project will develop and trial a single-audit multi-certification tool with leading viticulturists, orchardists & vegetable producers, and key industry stakeholders. Once developed, this tool can be utilised by farmers to demonstrate their sustainability credentials.