Environmental projects to get a boost

September 22, 2023 10:34 am in by

The City of Burnie will be the beneficiary of $400,000 in funding for environmental projects thanks to a partnership between the Burnie City Council and the Marinus Link Project.

Marinus Link has committed $40,000 a year over the next 10 years for what it’s calling it’s Community Partnership Programme.

The grants will be allocated to two projects every three years, each getting $20,000 each a year, or $60,000 in total to run projects or initiatives.

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Marinus Link CEO Caroline Wykamp says the company has a vision to create a positive legacy in the communities where the project is proposed.

Burnie Mayor Teeny Brumby says there’s opportunities for projects to lead to positive environmental outcomes as well as projects which have lasting benefits.