Green Army Participants in Northern Territory planting new trees

Green Army – Northern Territory

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Would you like to be paid an allowance while gaining skills, training and experience that can help you enter the workforce, improve your career opportunities or further your education and training?

The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative open to young people including Indigenous Australians, school leavers, gap year students, graduates and job seekers who are looking for employment to develop skills, undertake training and gain experience in the delivery of conservation.

The Green Army provides all the tools, PPE and training required for each Project. Local transport to the project site is also provided to Green Army participants.

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Green Army Projects – Northern Territory

To apply for a position on Green Army please submit an application by selecting your preferred project below. It is only necessary to submit one application to participate in a Green Army project. If your application is successful, we will endeavour to place you on your preferred project, subject to availability.

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Project ID: E1686X710462

Anticipated Start Date: 24/07/2017

This project will assist in habitat assessment of nesting sites and waterhole monitoring of the largest known breeding population of Gouldian Finches in the northern Territory (occurring in the Yinberrie Hills north of Katherine). The project will undertake site based observation on breeding occupancy and dry season population counts at waterholes at Yinberrie Hills.   The Gouldian Finch has had a declining populations at Yinberrie Hills (in 1996 400 birds were counted and the last count in 2013 235 were counted at Yinberrie) as a result of fragmented habitat and landscape management changes specifically fire regimes.  Data collected by the Green Army team will contribute to the ongoing management of the Gouldian Finch.

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