Our Funded Projects
We look to support initiatives that aim to make real change led by organisations that have outstanding leaders and strong management teams. Projects of particular interest are those that can demonstrate (if successful) they will bring about tangible benefits for the environment. We accept that success does not come with every activity, but look for those projects that are well thought out, planned, and achieve positive results. Below are a selection of strong performing projects that we have funded to date.
In September 2019 the eight state-based Environmental Defenders Offices (EDOs) relaunched themselves as one merged national organisation, becoming the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific dedicated to protecting climate, communities and shared environment by providing acces...
Stopping Broadscale Tree-clearing
The Purves Environmental Fund (PEF) has long been supporting campaigns to control excessive broad-scale tree-clearing. In 2005 environmental and farming organisations came together with both state and federal governments to agree to end excessive tree-clearing by passing legislation that dra...
Container Deposit Scheme Campaign
The Purves Environmental Fund (PEF) was the cornerstone funder of Boomerang Alliance’s campaign to introduce a container deposit scheme to solve drink container litter issue. Boomerang Alliance is one of the peak organisations working to create a healthy pollution free environment by promoting ma...