Grants Database

  • Program Area: Major Grants
  • Amount: $2,500,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: The Nature Conservancy Trust

Juanbung and Boyong land purchase (The Cumbung) to extend the Nimmie-Caira aggregation to protect nationally significant wetland

Towards the purchase of 34ha of land in the Great Cumbung Swap in the Riverina in NSW, to ensure its conservation and mitigate future unsustainable development. This purchase will complement an adjacent land purchase is part of the Nimmie-Caira Project which aims to balance environmental and Aboriginal cultural heritage protection with commercial use so as to create an asset for the local community and the Murray Darling Basin. Paid over five years.

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