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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: E1612X710391

Anticipated Start Date: 29/01/2017

This project will build on the activities of Tamar River Recovery Projects #1 and #2 to protect, maintain and enhance local coastal areas including supporting community implementation of the George Town Coastal Management Plan from George Town to Bellingham.
Projects will include removing weeds and revegetating coastal areas with native species, removing coastal debris, and managing recreational access to protect sensitive coastal values and shorebird habitat.
Additional activities will include supporting landholders and community groups in the Tamar Estuary and other catchments in north-eastern Tasmania undertaking works to improve threatened species habitat and water quality to receiving waters.

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Project ID: E1612X710391

Anticipated Start Date: 29/01/2017

This project employs a landscape-scale approach, working with partners across land tenures to implement new activities and maintain previous projects for the protection of threatened species and communities, including:
– undertake maintenance and monitoring of previous Aust government-funded habitat enhancement projects
– in partnership with landholders, establish native habitat links for threatened species on private land in the Northern Midlands and West Tamar
– mitigate threats to alpine and World Heritage Areas through weed control, access management, revegetation
– support community groups working to protect natural areas
– participants and community will have increased awareness of threatened species and communities.

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