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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: B0340027602G

Anticipated Start Date: 16/01/2017

The Project will assist with the heritage conservation of Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority managed Sites (but predominantly the Coal Mines Historic Site), and will potentially extend to the other Tasmania sites that comprise the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Listing. Activities that protect, conserve and present the heritage values of these places will be undertaken. Recommendations in the Coal Mines Historic Site Master Plan (2013) will be pursued, including research activities, liaising with Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania to establish a protocol for engaging with the Aboriginal community, data capture for entry into the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority Asset Management System, visitor surveying, and establishing and staffing an information centre at the old Caretakers Cottage.

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Project ID: B0340024301G

Anticipated Start Date: 23/01/2017

The Project aims to improve the integrity of important native vegetation habitats of Break O’Day: its coastline and waterways, heathland, wetland, inland forest habitats, including dry and wet forest in the Blue Tier and South Esk catchment. It achieves priorities for the health, extent and connectivity of the native habitats and aquatic systems of numerous threatened species and ecological communities, migratory species and many other state and regionally significant species. Activities include weed control, access management, habitat restoration, feral cat management, monitoring and mapping of pests and others.

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Project ID: B0340029202G

Anticipated Start Date: 6/02/2017

The project will follow on from the first Green Army team and continue to support ongoing projects improving habitat for threatened species in the Sorell and Tasman Municipalities and supporting management actions in the Pittwater Orielton Lagoon Ramsar site. It will be jointly delivered by Sorell and Tasman councils in partnership with Natural Resource Management South, in conjunction with Coastcare, Landcare, Wildlife rescue, Parks and State government agencies. These activities include; rehabilitation of threatened species habitat, creating linkages to these habitats and the Tasmanian Reserve Estate, raising awareness of threatened species habitat to community, monitoring fauna with hair traps and mapping and removing invasive weeds.

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Project ID: B0280008502G

Anticipated Start Date: 23/01/2017

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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