Gnow or Never: Supporting Communities to Save Malleefowl

Incentives are now available to assist with fencing and revegetation for Malleefowl habitat.

‘Gnow or Never: Supporting Communities to Save Malleefowl’ 

This is a comprehensive and multi-faceted project that aims to secure the Malleefowl in the wild, engage local communities in its conservation, and encourage the local community to identify with it as a flagship for threatened species conservation.

A priority initiative of this project is to restore landscape protection and connectivity between the arid shrublands and salt lakes in the east – to the Shark Bay World Heritage Area in the north.

This project is linked with other Malleefowl projects across Australia aiming to increasing the quantity and quality of habitat for the Malleefowl in particular reducing fragmentation. This project will also work with Aboriginal Australians and key stakeholders to monitor and manage monitoring sites for National Malleefowl Monitoring Database.

This project aims to support land managers to protect, revegetate and improve the overall condition of habitats that support Malleefowl in the region.

Incentives* are now available to assist with fencing and revegetation for Malleefowl habitat.  For the 2019-23 financial years incentive include

  • $3,500 per km of fencing
  • $1,000 per ha of revegetation


If you have any queries or would like to register an expression of interest please contact our Bushcare Officer Jarna Kendle.

This project is supported by the NACC NRM through funding from the Australian Government National Landcare Program.

*Assessment will be made on a case by case basis by NACC NRM staff and are not means tested.



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