Regional Biodiversity Hub Projects: $7.7 million – 2016/17

ProjectPriority AreaFundingLead organisationProject partners
Mallee Dunefields to the Big DesertPink Lakes (Mallee Region), NW Victoria$299,614Mallee CMAMallee CMA, DELWP, Parks VIC, Trust for Nature, Landcare, Mildura Rural City Council, Barengi Gadjin Land Council, First People of Millewa-Mallee Aboriginal Corporation
Murray to Mallee ConnectionsHattah/Annuello (Mallee Region), NW Victoria$299,962Mallee CMAMallee CMA, Parks VIC, Trust for Nature, Landcare, Mildura Rural City Council
Northern Mallee WoodlandsMillewa (Mallee Region), North West Victoria$299,404Mallee CMAMallee CMA, Parks VIC, Trust for Nature, Mildura Rural City Council, Landcare, DELWP, First People of Millewa-Mallee Aboriginal Corporation
Improving the quality and connectedness of grassland communities on the Victorian Volcanic PlainWoorndoo-Dundonnell$300,000DELWPDELWP Barwon South West, Corangamite CMA, Glenelg Hopkins CMA, Parks Victoria, Corangamite Shire, Moyne Shire, ARTC, VicRoads, La Trobe University, Royal Botanic Gardens, Nargundy Pty Ltd Tiverton, Trust For Nature
Conservation Futures – protecting and conserving species in the Northern Yarra RangesNorthern Yarra Ranges – Within Nillumbik Shire Council (all), City of Whittlesea (part), Mitchell Shire Council (part), Murrundindi Shire Council (part) and Manningham City Council (part)$300,000Nillumbik Shire CouncilRoyal Botanic Gardens, Port Phillip and Westernport CMA, Private landholders, Friends of groups, Trust for Nature, Wurundjeri Narrap, DELWP, Melbourne Water, Nillumbik Landcare Network and member groups, Parks Victoria (Middle Yarra, Kinglake National Park and Plenty Gorge Parklands), City of Whittlesea, Nillumbik Shire Council
Northern Plains Landscape Restoration ProjectPatho & Avoca Plains; and Terrick Terrick Woodlands (Terrick Terrick National Park)$300,000Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, Northern Plains Conservation Management Network, Trust for Nature, Barapa Land and Water Landcare Group and Barapa Barapa Traditional Owners Group (representative of the Kerang Local Aboriginal Network KLAN), DELWP
Western Victorian Woodlands Protection and EnhancementWestern Victorian Woodlands$300,000Wimmera CMAParks Victoria, Wimmera CMA, Conservation Volunteers, Trust for Nature, CFA, DELWP, BGLC
Protecting and Connecting species and communities on the Mornington PeninsulaMornington Peninsula$299,500Port Phillip and Westernport CMAPort Phillip and Westernport CMA, Trust for Nature, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Parks Victoria, Australian Native Orchid Society, DELWP, Southern Peninsula Indigenous Flora and Fauna Association, Bunurong Land Council, Private landholders
Glenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay Weed ControlGlenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay Coastal Park$300,000Glenelg Hopkins CMAGlenelg Shire, Glenelg Nature Trust, Nelson Coastcare, Greening Australia, Parks Victoria, DELWP Barwon South West, GHCMA
Enhancing significant ecological communities and threatened flora and fauna of the Western District LakesLake Corangamite and surrounds$300,000Greening AustraliaGreening Australia, Corangamite Catchment Management Authority, Parks Victoria, Barongarook Landcare Group, Stony Rises Landcare Group, DELWP, Trust for Nature, Nature Glenelg Trust
Habitat restoration and woodland bird resilience in the Box Ironbark West Regional Spatial Priority Landscape.Box Ironbark West$300,000Bush Heritage AustraliaBush Heritage Australia, Trust for Nature, Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation, Parks Victoria, DELWP, NCCMA
Chiltern - Mt PilotChiltern - Mt Pilot National Park$250,000North East CMANorth East CMA, Trust for Nature, DELWP, Parks Victoria, Ovens Landcare Network, Indigo Shire
Improving the quality and connectedness of grassland communities on the Victorian Volcanic PlainCressy-Rokewood$300,000DELWPCorangamite CMA, Parks Victoria, Trust For Nature, CFA, ARI, VVP Conservation Management Network, Federation University, La Trobe University, VicRoads, Golden Plains Shire, Colac Otway Shire, DELWP, Barwon South West
Fox control to protect New Holland Mouse and other threatened vertebrates on the Gippsland Plains.Red Gum Plains$300,000DELWPParks Victoria, Trust for Nature, GLaWAC, DELWP, WG CMA, EG CMA
Woodland bird community habitat protection and enhancement“Box Ironbark East”, with focus on the Glenluce, Metcalfe and Mount Alexander Woodland Bird Priority Zones$300,000Connecting Country (Mount Alexander Region) IncConnecting County, Trust for Nature, Dja Dja Wurrung, Parks Victoria
Wilsons Prom ArkProm Arc$300,000Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, West Gippsland CMA, South Gippsland Landcare Network, DELWP Regional Services, Landholders on Yanakie Isthmus, South Gippsland Weeds Taskforce (for pest animal control), Friends of the Prom
Managing threats in the Longwood Plains Priority LandscapeLongwood Plains$300,000Goulburn Broken CMAGoulburn Broken CMA, Yorta Yorta Nations, Parks Victoria, Sporting Shooters Association of Australia, Longwood Plains CMN, Gecko Clan, DELWP, Trust for Nature
Protecting and Connecting species and communities in Melbourne’s WestWestern Region Hub - Upper Werribee Catchment$300,000Port Phillip and Westernport CMAPort Phillip and Westernport CMA, Trust For Nature, Parks Victoria, Friends of Brisbane Ranges, Wurundjeri & Wathaurung (RAPs)
Mountains to Murray: The Upper Murray / North - North East Mountain outliersUpper Murray$300,000Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, DELWP, North East CMA, Trust for Nature, Hancock Victorian Plantations, Upper Murray Landcare Network
Landscape Control of Weeds of National Significance for BiodiversityAnglesea Landscape$300,000Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, DELWP, ANGAIR
Greater Grampians threatened floraGreater Grampians$298,925Project PlatypusProject Platypus, Parks Victoria, DELWP, Royal Botanic Gardens, WCMA, Trust for Nature
DDW in landscapeDja Dja Wurrung RSA$300,000Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal CorporationConnecting Country, Bush Heritage, NCCMA, DELWP, Parks Victoria, DDWE, DDWCAC
Warby - OvensWarby Range and Ovens River$300,000North East CMABroken-Boosey CMN, Goulburn Broken CMA, DELWP, Parks Victoria, Trust for Nature, North East CMA
Habitat restoration for threatened species of wetlands in the Glenelg PlainGlenelg Plain Priority Landscape, Glenelg-Hopkins CMA region$300,000Nature Glenelg TrustNature Glenelg Trust, Parks Victoria, Glenelg Hopkins CMA, DELWP, Trust for Nature
Threatened species habitat restoration in the Wilkin Woodlands and WetlandsWilkin Priority Landscape, Glenelg-Hopkins CMA region$300,000Nature Glenelg TrustNature Glenelg Trust, Glenelg Hopkins CMA, Birdlife Australia, RTBC Recovery Team, Greening Australia, Parks Victoria, DELWP
Protecting Cool Temperate Rainforest and associated threatened species of the Upper Woori Yallock Creek CatchmentSouthern Yarra Zone- Port Phillip and Western Port CMA region.$300,000Yarra Ranges CouncilArthur Rylah Institute (DELWP), Parks Victoria, Community Weed Alliance of the Dandenongs, Port Phillip and Western  Port CMA, Melbourne Water, Yarra Ranges Council