• The second round of funding has commenced in 2022 with landholders invited to submit applications for habitat restoration projects on their properties. 

    Our goal is to double the area of new koala habitat and restored existing habitat.   

    New to this round, we will be delivering a carbon farming project through the Queensland Government’s Land Restoration Fund. The income earned from carbon credits will be provided to landholders for ongoing project maintenance. 

    To successfully submit your application for the second round of funding, we suggest you:  

    1. Download and read the Expression of Interest Flyer 

    2. Create your property map showing property boundaries, proposed project site boundaries and treatments (i.e. revegetation or assisted regeneration). NOTE: the map may be submitted as a sketch over a printed property map or kml / shapefiles generated using computer mapping software such as Google Earth or ArcGIS  

    3. Where you intend using QTFN revegetation and assisted regeneration techniques and costings, download budget spreadsheet 1 and complete to the best of your ability 

    4. Where you intend to develop your own plan and costings for revegetation and assisted regeneration techniques, download and complete budget spreadsheet 2.   

    5. Click on the Apply now and complete the digital form. Please note: there is no method of saving this form so please ensure you are ready to fill it out in one sitting. 

    6. Upload the completed property map and spreadsheets into the form. 

    7. If you have any further queries regarding your application or experience any difficulties submitting your application, please contact Maree Clancy at 1300 601 669 or maree@qtfn.org.au or you can get in touch with your council’s conservation partnerships / koala conservation team.

    Due to number of applications and the time taken to undertake desktop assessments, we will endeavour to be in contact with landholders within two months from the closing date, on the 24/6/22, to advise the status of your application. 

     

    Downloadables:

                       

     

    Apply Here!

     

  • A partnership approach is key to the successful delivery of the program. The Restoration Plan for each site has been developed by QTFN in close collaboration with the owners of each property. Tailored to the specific needs of each site and shaped to achieve the most koala habitat gain for every dollar spent, the Restoration Plans incorporate best-practice revegetation methods.

    • Department of Environment and Science
    • Queensland Koala Expert Panel
    • Healthy Land and Water
    • Greenfleet
    • Councils
    • Private landholders

  • Action & Insight

    Protecting Koala Habitat Corridors in the South-East Corner

    Decades of habitat loss, disease, drought and bushfires have taken their toll on the koala population of Australia. Last month, the unfortunate news was announced: many Governments along the Eastern Coast of Australia have officially listed the Koala as Endangered. The news, though unwelcome, will prompt change and inspire an opportunity to make some changes. […]

    Read more

    Expansion of the Koala Habitat Restoration Partnership Program

    Since its commencement in 2019, the Koala Habitat Restoration Partnership Program (KHRPP) has established seven projects across south-east Queensland, which over the 5-year duration of the program will result in the restoration of more than 255 hectares of koala habitat.   KHRPP projects are located on private landowner sites with existing koala populations. By revegetating koala food […]

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    Introducing The C4RE Invert Adventure Experts

    Dr Kathy Ebert: Post Doctoral Researcher and Dung Beetle Expert Dr Kathy Ebert is a teaching assistant and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences. Her primary research interests are in behaviour and taxonomy of dung beetles. Kathy’s focus is on the native Australian dung beetles, especially those with unusual behaviours, […]

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The second round of funding has commenced in 2022 with landholders invited to submit applications for habitat restoration projects on their properties. 

Our goal is to double the area of new koala habitat and restored existing habitat.   

New to this round, we will be delivering a carbon farming project through the Queensland Government’s Land Restoration Fund. The income earned from carbon credits will be provided to landholders for ongoing project maintenance. 

To successfully submit your application for the second round of funding, we suggest you:  

1. Download and read the Expression of Interest Flyer 

2. Create your property map showing property boundaries, proposed project site boundaries and treatments (i.e. revegetation or assisted regeneration). NOTE: the map may be submitted as a sketch over a printed property map or kml / shapefiles generated using computer mapping software such as Google Earth or ArcGIS  

3. Where you intend using QTFN revegetation and assisted regeneration techniques and costings, download budget spreadsheet 1 and complete to the best of your ability 

4. Where you intend to develop your own plan and costings for revegetation and assisted regeneration techniques, download and complete budget spreadsheet 2.   

5. Click on the Apply now and complete the digital form. Please note: there is no method of saving this form so please ensure you are ready to fill it out in one sitting. 

6. Upload the completed property map and spreadsheets into the form. 

7. If you have any further queries regarding your application or experience any difficulties submitting your application, please contact Maree Clancy at 1300 601 669 or maree@qtfn.org.au or you can get in touch with your council’s conservation partnerships / koala conservation team.

Due to number of applications and the time taken to undertake desktop assessments, we will endeavour to be in contact with landholders within two months from the closing date, on the 24/6/22, to advise the status of your application. 

 

Downloadables:

                   

 

Apply Here!

 

A partnership approach is key to the successful delivery of the program. The Restoration Plan for each site has been developed by QTFN in close collaboration with the owners of each property. Tailored to the specific needs of each site and shaped to achieve the most koala habitat gain for every dollar spent, the Restoration Plans incorporate best-practice revegetation methods.

  • Department of Environment and Science
  • Queensland Koala Expert Panel
  • Healthy Land and Water
  • Greenfleet
  • Councils
  • Private landholders

Action & Insight

Protecting Koala Habitat Corridors in the South-East Corner

Decades of habitat loss, disease, drought and bushfires have taken their toll on the koala population of Australia. Last month, the unfortunate news was announced: many Governments along the Eastern Coast of Australia have officially listed the Koala as Endangered. The news, though unwelcome, will prompt change and inspire an opportunity to make some changes. […]

Read more

Expansion of the Koala Habitat Restoration Partnership Program

Since its commencement in 2019, the Koala Habitat Restoration Partnership Program (KHRPP) has established seven projects across south-east Queensland, which over the 5-year duration of the program will result in the restoration of more than 255 hectares of koala habitat.   KHRPP projects are located on private landowner sites with existing koala populations. By revegetating koala food […]

Read more

Introducing The C4RE Invert Adventure Experts

Dr Kathy Ebert: Post Doctoral Researcher and Dung Beetle Expert Dr Kathy Ebert is a teaching assistant and postdoctoral researcher at the University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences. Her primary research interests are in behaviour and taxonomy of dung beetles. Kathy’s focus is on the native Australian dung beetles, especially those with unusual behaviours, […]

Read more