The Green Army is a hands-on, practical environmental action programme that supports local environment and heritage conservation projects across Australia.
The Green Army on hand to help following recent natural disasters
The Green Army is on hand to help rehabilitate and clean up local environment and national heritage sites following recent cyclones and flooding in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
The Australian Government has invited Green Army Service Providers to work with local councils, community groups and Indigenous organisations to come forward with project ideas. Projects could include cleaning up waterways, creeks and rivers, riverbank stabilisation, restoring native habitat, revegetating degraded areas, restoring fencing to protect native habitat and debris removal.
Projects must be located in areas directly affected by Cyclones Marcia and Nathan in Queensland, Cyclone Lam in the Northern Territory, Cyclone Olwyn in Western Australia or the recent New South Wales and Victorian floods.
Groups interested in proposing a project idea should contact one of the Service Providers operating in their state.
How do I get involved?
To get involved in the Green Army as a participant read the participant fact sheet for more information on what’s involved, and contact a Service Provider operating in your state or territory.
Projects may be carried out across urban, regional and remote Australia on public land, Indigenous-held lands, or private land where there is a clear community and environmental and heritage benefit.
Service Providers are responsible for recruiting participants, managing work health and safety, providing training, paying allowances, overseeing project management and ensuring participants are able to develop valuable skills that will help their transition into the workforce.
Call the Green Army hotline on 1800 780 730
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