About Friends of Grasslands

Friends of Grasslands is a non profit association run by volunteers, established in 1994, incorporated in the Australian Capital Territory, registration number A 3057, ABN 64 120 946 763.

FoG is managed by a Committee which is elected at annual general meetings.

A short history of Friends of Grasslands. Find out more about FoG in a community radio interview (2SER, March 2015).

FoG is bound by a statement of values, principles, functions and objectives (constitution), under which it is governed by a Committee and Annual and ad hoc General Meetings. It has a statement of intent, FOG who we are and what we do. In January 2022 it adopted a vision. In September 2023 FoG adopted a Statement on first nations people.

Membership is open to all, both individuals and organisations.  Members include people interested in conservation, landowners and managers, members of landcare and parkcare groups, professional scientists and ecologists, private and government agencies. Members come from many parts of Australia.

FoG works in partnership with a number of organisations.

FoG is registered on the Register of Environmental Organisations (REO) under the Income Tax Assessment Act. That means that donations over $2 to the Public Fund can be claimed as tax deductions by the donor.