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Native Forest Regeneration Portfolio

Located in Northern New South Wales & Southwest Queensland, this portfolio of “Human Induced Regeneration” (HIR) projects regenerate native vegetation by ending land clearing, managing grazing and controlling pest animals.

Project Type

Native Forest Regeneration

Carbon Standard

Australian Government Emissions Reductions Fund

Unit Type

ACCU (Australian Carbon Credit Units)


Carbon Farming Initiative (Human-Induced Regeneration of a Permanent Even-Aged Native Forest)

Project ID

Multiple projects in QLD and NSW (IDs supplied with retirement)


2019+ (all of our vintages are Climate Active compliant)

Why support this project?

These carbon farming projects work with landholders to regenerate and protect native vegetation. The projects help improve marginal land, reduce salinity and erosion and provide income to farmers. Widespread land clearing has significantly impacted local ecosystems. This degradation and loss of plant species may threatens the food and habitat on which other native species rely.

Clearing allows weeds and invasive animals to spread and affects greenhouse gas emissions. The project areas harbour a number of indigenous plant species which provide important habitat and nutrients for native wildlife. By erecting fencing and actively managing invasive species, the project avoids emissions caused by clearing and achieves key environmental and biodiversity benefits.

Project Location

TEM supports several native forest regeneration projects through QLD and NSW

Real and Lasting Impact:

Permanence: HIR project activities must generate permanent removals of GHG emissions. This requires that the carbon sequestered and stored in regenerated biomass will not be released due to unmitigated risk factors including wildfire, extreme weather events, over-grazing and feral animal proliferation. HIR projects take extensive action to mitigate risks to the permanence of GHG emissions removals and are subject to a permanence period of 100 years.

Additionality: A project is additional if the GHG emissions removals would not occur without the implementation of the project activities. HIR projects take place on land where native forest growth has been suppressed for at least 10 years prior to the commencement of project activities (the baseline period). HIR projects should demonstrate that land management changes, including the immediate cessation of native forest clearing, would not have occurred without the intervention of the HIR project. Furthermore, HIR projects should demonstrate to the regulator that land management changes are not required by Local, State or Federal Law.

Leakage:  In the context of HIR projects, leakage refers to the risk that the commencement of HIR project activities in a Carbon Estimation Area (CEA) leads to a measurable decline in forest cover and emissions increases outside the CEA

SDGs: The project helps to address the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:


$42.00/Tonne of CO2e

Tonne of CO2e

48334 in stock

Where does my money go?

Your purchase goes to the procurement of fully verified and independently audited carbon offset projects. TEM’s operational, due-diligence, risk management and marketing costs are also included in the list price. By purchasing from these projects, you are mobilising capital to support the project’s ongoing operations and benefits, alongside of ensuring measurable emissions reductions and avoidance.

What goes into pricing TEM's offsets on this site?

You may find a difference between the cost of projects listed on this site and the average prices listed on the wholesale carbon market/s. That’s because TEM offers projects where we have gone the extra mile to ensure their integrity and deliver you the end-to-end service that others won’t. Our pricing is fully inclusive of the end-to-end services to ensure integrity, including:

  • The cost to source, deliver and/or procure projects – Sourcing, purchasing and holding carbon units.
  • TEM’s proprietary due diligence and risk management for each project – Put simply, we do the work to limit the chance that you will support a project that doesn’t deliver measurable and long-term carbon abatement.
  • Our retirement process – Following each purchase, every carbon offset purchased on this site can be transparently traced to a retired carbon unit listed on an independent registry.
    What will I receive with my purchase?

    Once we’ve received your payment, we will:

    • Send you content and copy relating to the projects you’re supporting. Expect this within 1x business day of your purchase!
    • Add your company to our customer page. This will show: the projects you have supported and the volume of offsets per project. We won’t share any financial info.
    • Customers who choose to receive a company-specific retirement certificate will receive a certificate post-payment. You will receive an email once your order is placed to confirm retirement copy for your certificate. If you DO NOT require a company-specific retirement certificate, evidence of retirement will be added to your profile on this website within a month from payment. The cost for a company-specific retirement certificate = $100 per project. Adding this to your cart will refresh the page, so please wait a few seconds if you do select “Yes” for the cart to refresh. Note: you will need individual retirement for Climate Active and other certification purposes.

    • We will then send you evidence of that retirement, which includes: the listing on each registry that relates to the offsets you have purchased, a TEM-branded retirement certificate, and a link to the customer page (point 2 above).

    • Keep you updated on new projects as they’re added to TEM Online. Of course-you can choose to opt out of those emails!


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