Applications open for 2022-23 weed control grants

Published: 30 January 2023

Landowners and community groups are encouraged to apply for Council’s 2022-23 weed control grant program.

Weed control grants are available for Cardinia shire residents to help to control noxious and environmental weeds on private property, both in agricultural areas and areas of high environmental value.  

Funding is available for: 

  • disposing of weeds  
  • hiring equipment  
  • hiring contractors  
  • purchasing herbicide  

A maximum of $350 per landholder or $750 for community groups, within Cardinia Shire. 

Applications will close on 31 May 2023 or earlier if the funding allocation for the program has been exhausted. We recommend you apply online as soon as possible.  

To apply, visit or for more information call Council’s Biodiversity Officer on 1300 787 624. 

Or, for more information on weeds, including identification and removal techniques, visit  

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