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Applications now open for 2022-23 weed control grants

Published: 5 September 2022

Applications are now open for Council’s 2022-23 weed control grants.

The grants are available to help landowners and community groups control noxious and environmental weeds on private property and bushland reserves. 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 for Weed Control Grants will remain open until the funds are fully allocated. We recommend you apply as soon as possible.  

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

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