Rubbish bins

Funding Opportunities

Waste Authority Funding

The Waste Authority provides funding for a range of Programs and Project through the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Account.

Better Bins Program

The Better Bins Program was developed by the Waste Authority and is designed to assist Local Governments with implementing better practice kerbside collection systems as outlined in the Better Bins: Kerbside Collection Guidelines. Funding of up to $7.5million is available.

To view the Guidelines and Funding Guide, visit the Waste Authority website.

Construction & Demolition

The Recycled Construction Products Program was developed by the Waste Authority and is designed to increase the use of recycled construction and demolition (C&D) materials in civil construction. Funding of up to $10million is available.

For more information visit the Waste Authority website.

Community Grants Scheme

The Community Grants Scheme (CGS) was developed by the Waste Authority and is designed to support small scale community based projects that make an active contribution to the waste management and recycling in Western Australia. There are two rounds of grant funding available annually under the CGS.

For more information visit the Waste Authority website.

Regional Funding Program

The Regional Funding Program supports regional groups of Local Governments across WA to implement Strategic Waste Management Plan priorities.

For more information visit the Waste Authority website.

Other Funding Options/Opportunities

Grants Directory (WA)

The Department of Local Government has developed an online grants directory to help communities and Local Governments in regional and metropolitan Western Australia in locating sources of financial assistance for their projects and initiatives.

For more information visit the Department of Local Government website.

Grant Finder (Federal)

Grants and other funding programs are available for businesses from the Australian, state and territory governments. Local Governments can use Grant Finder to search through a wide variety of grants in many categories, including developing business, innovation and education.

For more information visit the Grant Finder website.