Growing environmental learning opportunities

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Published: 14 October 2020. (Note: information was correct at date of publication but may have since been changed or superseded.)

Seven schools will share in $10,000 of funding to provide students with nature-based learning experiences.

Council today approved the funding from the 2020/21 Nature Based Learning Grant to help the following schools meet the cost of environmentally focussed excursions:

  • Bentley Park College - $2,000
  • Cairns State High School - $1,200
  • Freshwater Christian College - $1,200
  • Smithfield State High School - $1,200
  • Trinity Bay State High School - $1,200
  • Trinity Beach State School - $1,200
  • Parramatta State School - $2,000

Council also approved $12,500 in funding from the 2020-21 Community Sustainability Grant to help six organisations to deliver environmental initiatives.

The six successful applicates were:

  • Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre - $1,568
  • Bayview Heights Community Kindergarten - $952
  • Edmonton Community Kindergarten - $3,438
  • Access Community Housing - $1,000
  • Cairns and the Far North Environment Centre - $3,438
  • The Agile Wallaby Project - $2,104
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Last updated: 14 October 2020