The third round (“tranche”) of the Environmental Contribution (EC3) was established in June 2012 and ceased on 30 June 2016, generating $405.3 million.
Most initiatives allocated funding under the third tranche have now been completed.
The third tranche of the EC funded $23.802 million of project expenditure in 2017-18. This brings total EC3 expenditure as at 30 June 2018 to $389.472 million, with $19.453 million remaining to be spent.
Ongoing EC3 funded initiatives
The 2016-17 state budget allocated all remaining third tranche funding to several new projects to be delivered up until 2018-19. Reports detailing expenditure and progress on these initiatives are available below. These will be updated annually until projects are completed.
- Managing Groundwater for Bendigo Mines
- Lance Creek Water Security Project
- Water for Aboriginal Culture (also funded by EC4)
Completed EC3 initiatives
Reports on expenditure and achievements of all completed EC3 funded initiatives are available below.