Queensland Green Army Participants potting up seedlings

Green Army – Queensland

About the Green Army

Green Army LogoAre you aged between 17 and 24, an Australian citizen or permanent resident and would like to be a part of a team that will make a real difference to the environment in your local community?

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 each project. Local transport to the project site is also provided to Green Army participants.

Learn more about the Green Army, or download a Green Army fact sheet.

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Green Army Projects – Queensland

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.

If you would like to speak to someone regarding a Green Army project before applying, please contact your local office.

Project ID: B0340021002G

Anticipated Start Date: 6/02/2017

To protect, preserve and enhance riparian and associated ecosystems within the Mackay Region. The objectives would include (but not be limited to) re-vegetation, weed control, improving pedestrian access, flora and fauna counts, fencing to limit illegal vehicle access and dumping, increased public information and informative signage, taking part in and/or running days for community involvement/participation, seed collection, propagation and boardwalk/path installation.

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Project ID: A0000011908G

Anticipated Start Date: 30/01/2017

The project will restore 15 hectares of the critically Endangered Ecological Community Lowland Rainforest of Subtropical Australia along Neurum Creek through strategic revegetation of 12,000 trees and understorey plants. Targeted plantings will buffer and connect existing remnant riparian vegetation to extend critical habitat and along with strategic fencing, help stabilise streambanks to reduce erosion and protect downstream water quality in Somerset Dam.
A Green Army team will assist landholders in the project to manage key Weeds of National Significance, including Cats claw creeper and Madeira vine using a range of best practice techniques, plus help with the site preparation, establishment, maintenance and ongoing monitoring of the revegetation.

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