Green Army Participants in Tasmania planting and mulching.

Green Army – Tasmania

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

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Green Army Projects – Tasmania

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: A0000011909G

Anticipated Start Date: 27/03/2017

While Tasmania has large areas of native vegetation, extensive tracts of agricultural land create disconnects within which native habitat is highly fragmented and continues to decline. Expansion of irrigation infrastructure and associated agricultural intensification further threaten remnant native vegetation and habitat connectivity. This project has identified suitable projects on private land to re-vegetate patches, such as pivot corners and riparian areas, to serve as future stepping stones facilitating biodiversity connectivity across cleared and intensively managed agricultural landscapes. There is a focus on increasing habitat for threatened fauna such as the Eastern Barred Bandicoot, which persists in the project area.

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Project ID: B0280008502G

Anticipated Start Date: 06/03/2017

This project will revisit previous Australian Government funded habitat protection and enhancement projects. Activities include implementation of new vegetation enhancement, protection and establishment projects on private land in partnership with community groups and private landholders.

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