About the Green Army
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: E1689X710465
Anticipated Start Date: 05/06/2017
The objective of this proposal is to address key threats to beach nesting birds in Eastern Tasmania; including the EPBC listed Hooded Plover.
Nest disturbance/egg crushing caused by human and animal (dog/cat) interference, entanglement and ingestion of marine debris and weed encroachment on nesting sites.
These threats will be addressed by:
Surveying known breeding/habitat locations, Community education – including the development of signage and materials for public distribution, weed control and coastal clean ups.
Project ID: E1613X710392
Anticipated Start Date: 03/07/2017
The Tamar River and Esk Rivers Green Army Project will address the following:
Protect and enhance local areas of the Tamar River, including Kings Bridge.
Extend the existing habitat of the endangered Lesser Joyweed (Alternathera denticulata), as well as enhance local tracks for the benefit of the community.
Renew the local environment by planting of native plants and removal of weed species.