News

  • COVID-19 impacts and responses

    Mar 2020

    We remain committed to continuing our work and supporting you.

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  • East Gippsland Lungs of the Lake supported

    Mar 2020

    A grant of $299,300 for the Lungs of the Lake project run by the East Gippsland Landcare Network heads up a strong commitment to biodiversity conservation.

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  • Fire, fear and the future

    Mar 2020

    Short and long-term approaches required with the long road to recovery after bushfires.

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  • Funding reef restoration features in December grant decisions

    Dec 2019

    A grant of $287,000 over two years for Nature Conservancy Australia’s plan to bring back Victoria’s lost reefs, heads up the latest funding from the Ross Trust.

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  • Annual report tells the story

    Dec 2019

    We’ve released our annual report for 2018-19, detailing 150 payments to new and existing grantees for the financial year, with a total value of $4.9 million.

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  • Field trip supports long-term thinking on biodiversity

    Dec 2019

    Trustees and staff of the Ross Trust were inspired by the environmental work being undertaken in central Victoria, on a recent field trip organised by the Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network.

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  • Phunktional, Guide Dogs on new list of grantees

    Dec 2019

    An early intervention program for babies and children living with low vision or blindness and a holiday arts program in the Mallee to engage First Nations and CALD young people, are amongst the projects awarded recent grants.

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  • Eastern Bettong set for a return to Victoria

    Nov 2019

    A grant of $200,000 over two years will help Odonata establish a safe haven for the reintroduction to Victoria of the Eastern Bettong and other priority endemic endangered species within the new Orana Farm Safe Haven, on the Loddon River.

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  • Improving mental health support in rural Victoria

    Nov 2019

    The YouThrive Victoria Rural Leaders program is about to enhance its wellbeing component to create a specific focus on mental health.

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  • Changing the rules on protection and restoration of waterways

    Nov 2019

    The Ross Trust has provided a $100,000 grant towards the River Laws Program, to advance law and policy reform for the protection and restoration of urban waterways and for Indigenous water rights in the southern Murray Darling Basin

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