Changes to Tax laws for Not-for-Profits

Changes to Tax laws for Not-for-Profits

There have been changes to the administration of not-for-profit organisations that self-assess as income tax exempt. These changes mean non-charitable not-for-profits (NFPs) with an active Australian Business Number (ABN) are required to lodge an annual NFP...

Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2019-2030

Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2019-2030

Public consultation is now open on the update of Australia's Strategy for Nature 2019-2030 The Strategy is being updated to reflect Australia’s contributions to the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (the GBF). The GBF is a once-in-a-decade international...

Community Sustainability Action grants close April 2

Community Sustainability Action grants close April 2

Applications are now open for Round 8 – Litter and Marine Debris Clean Up and Prevention of the Community Sustainability Action grants program. Grants of up to $75,000 (excluding GST) will be provided to eligible recipients for on-ground projects which seek to engage...

Thank you for renewing your membership to QWaLC for another year

Thank you for renewing your membership to QWaLC for another year

The data is almost complete and shows the value of Landcare to Queensland is over $141 million – highlighting the enormous efforts our member groups and the volunteers are contributing in Queensland for the benefit of our environment, agriculture and communities! We...

Kitchen Gardens Kickstart Grants

Kitchen Gardens Kickstart Grants

Kitchen Gardens Kickstart Grants support under-resourced schools across Australia in initiating sustainable kitchen garden programs. Each selected school receives a $5,000 grant along with a two-year membership of the Kitchen Garden Program. Grant funds are allocated...

Connected Communities grant

Connected Communities grant

Telstra and the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) Connected Communities grant program offers up to $10,000 to not-for-profit organisations in remote, rural and regional Australia. Projects should enhance community resilience, environmental...

Qantas Regional Grants

Qantas Regional Grants

Qantas Regional Grants is providing $2 million for projects benefiting regional areas, with $750,000 allocated for marketing support and $1,250,000 for cash grants and in-kind flights. Eligible applicants include teachers, sporting clubs, and charities, with judging...

Queensland Landcare Awards 2324 NOW CLOSED

Queensland Landcare Awards 2324 NOW CLOSED

2023/2024 State & Territory Landcare Awards – Queensland nominations are now CLOSED! We are excited to have received 61 nominations from Landcare champions across Queensland. The State & Territory 2023/2024 Landcare Awards acknowledge and celebrate the...

Happy World Wetlands Day! New strategy to protect Reef wetlands

Happy World Wetlands Day! New strategy to protect Reef wetlands

Joint media release: New strategy to protect Reef wetlands 2 February 2024 The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Minister for the Environment and Water Senator Nita Green, Special Envoy for the Great Barrier Reef and Senator for Queensland The Hon Leanne Linard MP, Queensland...

QWaLC Membership and Insurance Renewal – in your Inbox now!

QWaLC Membership and Insurance Renewal – in your Inbox now!

The QWaLC Membership and Insurance Renewal email has been sent to your designated QWaLC member group contact email. Please check your Junk or Spam folders if you have not received the email. This renewal process is completed via an online form. You must login to the...

ATO DGR reforms January 2024 update

All DGR categories are now administered by the ATO All 52 general Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) categories are now administered and processed by the ATO. As of 1 January 2024, you need to apply through the ATO if you're seeking DGR endorsement for: environmental...

Natural Resource Recovery Program

Natural Resource Recovery Program

The Natural Resources Recovery Program (NRRP) has up to $10 million in funding available per year to eligible Queensland-based natural resource management organisations for projects that promote sustainable outcomes and innovation for land resources. Projects must...

Thank you and Enjoy the Festive Season

Thank you and Enjoy the Festive Season

The QWaLC Team is taking a break from December 15 2023 to January 15 2024.  May the Magic of Christmas and the Festive Season bless you wherever you may be. Your gracious volunteering work towards improving our Queensland environment goes a long way towards renewed...

Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants

Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is pleased to advise the 2023 Grant Opportunity Guidelines for round two of the Urban Rivers and Catchments Program are now available. Round two is a competitive grant round. Further...