LISMORE ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM LANDCARE FUNDING BOOST
A SIGNIFICANT investment into local Landcare groups is set to benefit the Lismore electorate, Lismore MP Thomas George has announced.
The $15 million announcement by Nationals Leader and Deputy Premier Troy Grant will enable local environmental groups to build on their passion for our region’s biodiversity.
“Our region has a beautiful and diverse environment, so I am pleased a re-elected Nationals team in Government will commit $15 million over four years to enhance local environmental projects.
“We must all work together to preserve what makes our region great.
“So I am delighted that the State Government will now be providing more help for our local Landcare groups to expand the scale of their projects.
“The Nationals recognise the importance of on-the-ground volunteers in many important environmental projects.
“This important announcement will make Landcare groups more financially independent and sustainable for the future, to ensure our environment gets the protection it needs into the future.