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: E38XXX710299

Anticipated Start Date: 14/08/2017

This project aims to protect marine life and the aquatic environment by removing existing marine debris and reduce the amount of debris that enters the waterways. This project will also undertake education and awareness of the importance of thoughtful waste disposal and providing the opportunity for the community to become proactive in collecting marine debris from beaches and coastlines.

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Project ID: E1627X710406

Anticipated Start Date: 28/08/2017

The Green Army team will deliver weed control, revegetation, and rubbish removal within the Brisbane electorate

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Project ID: E16102710372

Anticipated Start Date: 31/07/2017

Hays Inlet contains a variety of remnant coastal habitats including including estuaries, tidal flats, tributaries, sub-tropical and temperate coastal saltmarsh and mangrove forests and is surrounded by Casuarina, Melaleuca and open eucalyptus forest. This project is a continuation of previous Green Army projects and the aim is to continue to: (1) Restore regional ecosystems through weed control and replanting with local species; (2) Enhance and protect migratory bird habitats; and (3) Restore habitat for nationally-listed threatened species such as the Koala, Eastern Curlew and Australian Painted Snipe.

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