Australian agriculture depends on a biodiverse and well-managed natural
resource base. Agricultural land managers are responsible for managing 58% of our landmass.
The Australian Government’s $66.1 million Agriculture Stewardship Package is working to develop market arrangements that reward farmers for protecting and improving biodiversity on farms.
The package includes two pilot programs:
Applications to participate in the Carbon + Biodiversity & Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilots must be
made through this website. The website also contains tools that can be used to plan pilot
The pilots are being administered by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in collaboration with The Australian National University.
Applicants should read the pilot guidelines before applying to participate. The guidelines and other pilot materials are available from the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.