Our Waterwise Greening Scheme gives councils up to $10,000 of dollar for dollar funding each year to support waterwise greening initiatives. 

Greening with waterwise plants and trees can help with:

  • Local water quality
  • Improving community health and well being
  • Increasing biodiversity
  • Improving local amenity
  • Cooling local communities 

How to get involved

Waterwise Councils can apply for funding ifor the following initiatives:

  • Waterwise verge subsidies for residents
  • Waterwise street tree programs – e.g. Adopt a Waterwise Tree, free waterwise street trees, waterwise tree canopy programs
  • Waterwise garden competitions – e.g. best Waterwise categories
  • Waterwise plant sale subsidies for residents
  • Waterwise garden and verge workshops
  • Demonstration waterwise gardens, including median strips, roundabouts and reclaimed public open space gardens etc.

To be eligible councils must meet the following criteria:

submit your expression of interest

Contact us

Water Efficiency Partnerships

Phone icon 9420 2114

Email icon wepartnerships@watercorporation.com.au

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