Our Waterwise Greening Scheme provides the opportunity for Waterwise Councils to receive up to $10,000 of co-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 co-funding for the following initiatives:

  • Waterwise verge subsidies
  • Waterwise trees
  • Waterwise garden competitions
  • Waterwise plant sale subsidies or giveaways
  • 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