$6 million for Coastal Protection Print
Written by Administrator
Monday, 14 January 2013 16:32

The WA State Government is inviting applications for funding through the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grant program. $5 million will be available in the 2013-14 funding round and a further $1 million will be available to local coastal managers in 2014-15. Grants are available to coastal managers including Local Government authorities, State Government agencies and authorities, Aboriginal Land Councils and other corporate bodies directly involved with coastal management. Project types include monitoring, adaptation planning, asset management, adaptation and maintenance for coastline immediately adjacent to the oceans of WA but exclude estuaries and rivers.

Grants from $20,000 up to $1 million will be offered, for between 50% and 75% of the total cost of the project, depending on the tupe of project. Applications must be submitted by 5pm, 19th April 2013.