|Policy Status||In force|
|Date Announced||May 2008|
|Agency||•Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities|
|Funding||AUD 15 million over four years|
|Policy Sector||•Multi-sectoral Policy|
|Description||The Green Precincts Fund is providing AUD15 million over four years to support high-profile demonstration projects that deliver water and energy savings while educating the community about water and energy efficiency.
The demonstration projects include those that deliver substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency measures, such as solar power generation, solar hot water services, smart metering, energy efficient appliances and lighting, wind generation and functional green building design.
Funding for projects is capped at 50% of eligible costs, with minimum funding of AUD 500 000, up to a maximum of AUD 1.5 million per project proposal.
All programme funding has been allocated.