The Federal Government has called on community groups around the nation to apply for Government investment in urban rivers and waterways.

Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke announced that applications for the the second round of the Biodiversity Fund and the first round of the Sustainable Environment stream of the Caring for our Country program will open shortly.

Both funding rounds will focus on projects across target areas that include urban waterways and coastal environments.

Information on the Biodiversity Fund will be available shortly

Information on Caring for our Country funding will be available shortly on