Funded Habitat Action Grants

2016-2017 funding round

Project titleOrganisation Project summary Nearest Town Waterway and catchment Recommended HAG Funds $ excl GST
Eastern Creek Weir removal stage 2 Blacktown City Council Reduce the height Eastern Creek Weir and protect  creek banks from erosion Vineyard Eastern Creek, Hawkesbury-Nepean River


Bobs Farm cattle fencing for salt marsh protection Private Landholder Fence 1.6km to keep cattle out of adjoining salt march habitat Taylors Beach Tilligerry Creek, Karuah River


Restoring fish habitat Marshalls Creek, Brunswick River Brunswick Valley Landcare Weeding, erosion control, and revegetation of coastal forests and wetlands, Marshalls Creek, New Brighton Ocean Shores Marshalls Creek, Brunswick River


Enhancing fish habitat through revegetating the Lower Coldstream River Clarence Valley Council Weed, revegetation, fencing 10km habitat in lower Coldstream River Tucabia Coldstream River, Clarence River


Protecting Wilsons River fish habitat through riparian rehabilitation and wetland restoration Conservation Volunteers Australia Fencing, weeding, revegetation of 4ha riparian and wetland vegetation along 1.4km of Wilsons River Lismore Wilsons River, Richmond River


Upper Castlereagh River exotic vegetation removal Coonabarabran Landcare Inc Controlling willows, honey locusts, privet and other tree weed species Coonabarabran Castlereagh River


Mullet Creek weir upgrade and fishway* Dapto Leagues Club Ltd Applied for fishway at Mullet Creek weir, *funding caveat to remove and install bore Brownsville Mullet Creek, Lake Illawarra


Cob "n" Co Private Landholder Removal of noxious and prohibited weeds (and litter) from 100m of Cob O Corn Creek and revegetation Kyogle Cob O Corn Creek, Richmond River


Protecting fish habitat along the Lane Cove River estuary within Lane Cove National Park (Stage 3) Friends of Lane Cove National Park 3rd year of weed control, revegetation and community involvement in lower Lane Cove River saline wetlands and buffer zones West Chatswood Lane Cove River, Parramatta River


Restoring lakeside saltmarsh in Bonnells Bay Lake Macquarie City Council (on behalf of Lakeside Retirement Landcare) Weeding to restore an area of 2200m2 of saltmarsh on public land Morisset/Bonnells Bay Fullers Creek, Lake Macquarie


Lining the banks of the Buckinbah Little River Landcare Riparian tree planting in Crown land, reintroducing understorey tree species to the toe of the bank in Buckinbah Creek Yeoval Buckinbah Creek, Macquarie River


Gereeba Island Wallamba River bank stabilisation and habitat enhancement MidCoast Council Soft erosion control and mangrove planting at Wallamba River Tuncurry Wallamba River, Wallamba River


Cudgegong River weed control and native grass rehabilitation Mid-Western Regional Council Noxious and woody weed control and planting native species over 1km stretch of Cudgegong River Mudgee Cudgegong River, Macquarie River


Holy catfish! North Coast Local Land Services Erosion control at two sites on the Wilson River (Hastings River trib), including engineered log jams Telegraph Point Wilson River, Hastings River


Habitat restoration in the Numeralla River through the re-introduction of large woody debris Numeralla Landcare Strategic placement of woody debris for habitat and erosion control in the Numeralla River Numeralla Numeralla, Murrumbidgee River


North coast living shorelines: habitat in a bag OceanWatch Australia Using natural oyster shell materials to establish living shorelines to provide erosion control, fish habitat Jerseyville, Port Macquarie Macleay River and Hastings River


The final stage in rehabilitation of a gravel quarry site to ensure fish passage and quality in-stream habitat on the Orara River Orara Valley Rivercare Groups Management Committee Inc Repair existing rock ramp fishway and adjacent erosion sites at Skewes Quarry Karangi Orara River, Clarence River


Re-snagging the Richmond River Ozfish Unlimited - Richmond River Chapter Deploying 6 hardwood snags, Emigrant Creek Ballina Emigrant Creek, Richmond River


Coopers Creek fish habitat restoration project 2016 Private Landholder Plant secondary stage trees throughout previous stages revegetation areas Lismore Coopers Creek, Richmond River


Duckmaloi River bankside rehabilitation Private Landholder Weeding (willows, blackberry), revegetation with native trees and grasses, removal of rubbish Oberon Duckmaloi River, Lachlan River


Dungay Creek erosion control and habitat protection Private Landholder Erosion control and revegetation Murwillumbah Dungay Creek, Tweed River


Restoring habitat values to Roseberry Creek Roseberry Creek Landcare Incorporated Extend restoration work undertaken by Rukenvale school children by removing noxious weed trees and vines, replanting natives Kyogle Roseberry Creek, Richmond River


Recovery of the Mac, stage 1 Sofala Branch of Central Acclimatisation Society Remediate 2 weirs in Bathurst, control willows, plant native trees/shrubs over 2km of the Macquarie River Bathurst Macquarie River


Restoring lowland rainforest and wetlands on the Leycester Creek floodplain Lismore South Lismore Duck Pond Landcare Control woody and wetland weeds, exotic vines across 1.2ha and plant 1000 lowland rainforest trees and groundcovers along Leycester Creek Lismore Leycester Creek, Richmond River


Invasive weed control & habitat restoration on the Peel River Tamworth Regional Landcare Association Weed control and habitat restoration on the Peel River covering a 1.5 km stretch in town centre Tamworth Peel River, Namoi River


Whites Creek riparian corridor rehabilitation Wingecarribee Shire Council Weeding 100m of Whites Creek, Moss Vale and planting 1,250 native plants Moss Vale Whites Creek, Wingecarribee River