Regional Bushfire Recovery for Multiregional Species and Strategic Projects Program

The Regional Bushfire Recovery Multiregional Species Program supports bushfire recovery actions that will enhance the recovery and maximise the resilience of threatened species, ecological communities and natural assets, within the regions most impacted by the 2019–20 bushfires.

What do you get?

There is up to $16 million available for selected organisations who have been invited to apply.

Who is this for?

Selected organisations will be invited to apply for this grant opportunity.


The objective of this program is to deliver bushfire recovery actions in one or more of the seven priority bushfire impacted regions across Australia that address the recovery of identified animal or plant species and/or ecological communities impacted by the 2019–20 bushfires.

The program is confined to seven bushfire impacted regions within Australia that have been identified as those most vulnerable following the 2019–20 bushfires.

Projects must be completed by 30 May 2022.


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must be an organisation invited to apply.


How do you apply?

You should read the grant opportunity guidelines and sample grant agreement before you apply.

To apply, you must submit your application through the online portal. You’ll need to set up an account when you first log into the portal. The portal allows you to apply for and manage a grant or service in a secure online environment.

Apply now for the Regional Bushfire Recovery for Multiregional Species and Strategic Projects Program

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read the guidelines
  • read the sample application form

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Key documents

Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample Grant Agreement

Sample application form

Mapping tool user guide