Grants

The University of Tasmania has a rich history of grants focusing on sustainability.

Past grants include:

Year Initiative/Individual or team Grant informationFunding
2020

Purchase of in-vessel composter that will be part of the community garden at the new Inveresk Campus. The composter will be available for the whole site (including QVMAG, Big Picture School and onsite cafes).

Resource Recovery and Waste Minimisation Grants

Northern Tasmania Waste Management Group

$40,514
2018 Purchase and installation of permanently wired electric vehicle charging stations at Sandy Bay, Newnham and Cradle Coast campuses.

ChargeSmart grant program

Tasmanian Government

$12,612
2017 Feasibility study of organic waste landfill diversion at Sandy Bay Campus

Waste Reduction Grant

City of Hobart

$5,000
2017 Development of a cross-disciplinary transport research and data sharing program proposal, and multi-partner collaborative framework

Data, Knowledge and Decisions grant

University of Tasmania

$7,600
2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sustainability Internships (SIPS Program): support for proposal for an Aboriginal cultural garden on the Sandy Bay Campus

Schools Engagement Grant

University of Tasmania

$5,000
2017

Don’t Mess with Burnie event (led by the Faculty of Education)

Resource Recovery and Waste Minimisation Grants

Northern Tasmania Waste Management Group

$1,828
2017 Promotion of recycling, recycling infrastructure and clean-up event at Inveresk Campus

Resource Recovery and Waste Minimisation Grants

Northern Tasmania Waste Management Group

$10,151
2016 A sustainable focus for Burnie's West Park transformation: promotion of recycling, recycling infrastructure and clean-up event

Beverage Container Recycling Grant

Keep Australia Beautiful

$18,680
2016 Development of a NHMRC Partnership/ARC Linkage grant application focusing on public health outcomes from public transport use

NHMRC Partnership/ARC Linkage grant application preparation support

Menzies Institute for Medical Research

$25,000
2014 Bike hub development at the Inveresk Campus

Cycling for Active Transport

Grant Tasmanian Government

$10,000
2013 Advancement of the EfS CoP to a state-wide network and opportunities for Tasmania to become a United Nations recognised Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development

Community Engagement Grant

University of Tasmania

$5,000
2012 Bike hub development (Sandy Bay campus)

Cycling for Transport – Local Infrastructure Development Fund grant (Round 2)

Tasmanian Government

$10,000
2012 Sustainable procurement training workshops at Sandy Bay and Newnham campuses

AUPN Training and Development Assistance Funding

Australian Universities Procurement Network

$5,000
2011

Climate monitoring project in conjunction with the UTAS sustainability trail on the Sandy Bay campus

(in partnership with the Australian Association of Environmental Education)

Dr. Edward Hall Environment grants

Hobart City Council

$5,500
2011 Recycling infrastructure at University Mowbray Sports and Community Club, Newnham Campus

Beverage Container Recycling Grant

Keep Australia Beautiful

$7,350
2011

Green Steps Program: Skills for Sustainability

(in partnership with Monash Sustainability Institute)

Tasmanian Climate Change Office grant

Tasmanian Government

$26,000

2011

Newnham Creek project: weed removal and revegetation

(with involvement of the Faculty of Education)

Conservation Volunteers Australia  
2011 Bike hub development (Sandy Bay campus)

Cycling for Transport – Local Infrastructure Development Fund grant (Round 1)

Tasmanian Government

$10,000
2011

Bike hub development (Sandy Bay campus)

(via School of Geography and Environmental Studies)

Climate Change Grant Program

Federal Government

$5,000
2011 Stormwater at Sandy Bay TUU carpark: flow retardation systems, reed beds, and gross pollutant traps Derwent Estuary Program $35,000
2010 Where on Earth am I? Exploring Sustainability, Interpretive Trail – Sandy Bay Campus Grounds

Community Engagement Grant

University of Tasmania

$8,000
2010 Eco-efficiency project at the Australian Maritime College - Academic-Operations Sustainability Integration Program (AOSIP) pilot project

Sustainability Fellowship Project

NRM North

$7,000
2009

Green Precinct Project at Inveresk

(in partnership with Launceston City Council)

Green Precincts support grants

Federal Government

$33,000 (UTAS allocation of $500,000)
2009 Rollout of Public Place Recycling bin sets at priority locations

PSF Higher Education Public Place Recycling Program

Packaging Stewardship Forum

$50,000