Country:Australia
Year:2014
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2014
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Policy Target:Carbon Capture Storage
Agency:Department of the Environment and Energy
URL:http://www.nrm.gov.au/national/20-million-trees
Funding:AUD$43 million
Description:

The Australian Government will work with the community to plant 20 million trees by 2020, to re-establish green corridors and urban forests.

The 20 Million Trees Programme is part of the national stream of the National Landcare Programme, and has four strategic objectives:

  • 20 million trees – 20 million trees and associated understorey planted by 2020.
  • Environmental conservation – support local environmental outcomes by improving the extent, connectivity and condition of native vegetation that supports native species
  • Community engagement – work cooperatively with the community
  • Carbon reduction – contribute to Australia reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

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