The Swan and Canning rivers are set to benefit from $1.26 million in new funding for up to 20 foreshore restoration projects as part of the Cook Government’s Riverbank Program.
- $1.26 million in grants for up to 20 restoration projects in the Swan Canning Riverpark
- Grant recipients to match funding dollar for dollar
Funding focuses on projects that protect or enhance environmental, recreational, cultural and amenity values of the Swan Canning Riverpark.
The 2023-24 funding round will deliver $1,097,845 to 11 local foreshore land managers for 17 restoration projects. The remaining funds will be directed towards up to three partnerships with local governments to protect priority sites.
Since the Riverbank Program started in 2002, a total of $60 million has been invested in over 360 foreshore restoration project sites within the Riverpark, with the State Government contributing $30 million and local government matching every dollar.
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