• Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd (ELF)

    We contribute to the protection and enhancement of the natural environment and natural heritage, principally within the Sunshine Coast Region.



Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd is a legal Trust created in 2009 to manage a bequest by a local benefactor concerned for the future of the environment of the Sunshine Coast. ELF Ltd is a not-for-profit limited liability company listed on the Register of Environmental Organisations which enables tax-deductible gift status.

The ELF Board of Trustees


To provide support for programmes and activities that educate and advocate for our unique ecosystems, our wildlife and our forests.

To conserve our precious natural resources.

We do this through donations to organisations and institutions committed to our mission.

The organisations we support are:

Sunshine Coast Environment Council

SCEC is a peak body conservation group, established in 1980 that represents more than 60 groups on the Sunshine Coast.

University of the Sunshine Coast Annual Student Bursary sponsored by Envronmental Legacy Foundation

2019 Dylan Westaway is currently completing his thesis topic: Human land use and the distribution of a suite of nocturnal bird species on the Sunshine Coast.

2018 Jessica Bolin completed her thesis on Associations between oceanographic processes and humpback whale entanglement in Southeast Queensland shark-control nets.

2017 Elizabeth Brunton completed her thesis on Identifying and reversing decline in eastern Australian urban-zone populations of the eastern grey Kangaroo.

Barung Landcare

Barung Land Care has worked with Sunshine Coast hinterland residents since 1989 to better manage and re-vegetate their properties. They have distributed more than one million trees in the region and operate a native plant nursery in North Maleny.

Coolum and North Shore Coast Care

Coolum and North Shore Coast Care are a community based volunteer group whose activities include running a native plants nursery, dune and bush revegetation, weed control and turtle monitoring.

Please Support Us

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Environmental issues may seem overwhelming but one person can make a difference. Supporting local action is empowering and effective.

Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd is a registered charity in Australia and is listed on the Register of Environmental Organisations.


Donations to Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd are tax deductible and help protect the natural heritage of the Sunshine Coast for future generations.

If you wish to obtain more information about donations or bequests please contact our Financial Director at environlegacy@gmail.com


Please consider pledging a gift in your will to the Environmental Foundation Legacy Ltd.

No matter how large or small your gift it will make an enormous difference – and also a legacy to be proud of.

If leaving a gift to the Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd we suggest using the following wording (a guide only)

“I give the sum of $(amount) to Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd ABN 81 452 451 350 to be used towards the Foundation’s Constitutional Objectives”.

Bank Transfer
Bank: Bank Australia

Account Name: Environmental Legacy Foundation Ltd

BSB: 313140

Account Number: 12016663

Description: Your Name

Please send us an email with your contact details when
you make a donation so we can forward you your tax deductible receipt.

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