Chevron continues to contribute to conservation

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Chevron and Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) have continued to partner on exciting projects during 2017, including the Chevron Aboriginal Conservation Training Program (CACTP). In September we welcomed our new CACTP team – Robert, Sean, Alexis, Belinda and Talia! The team has been busy learning and volunteering on key conservation projects in the Perth Metro area. […]

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Tabcorp put their skills to the test in a hackday for CVA

TABCORP volunteers put their skills to the test

Whilst a ‘hackday’ to Conservation Volunteers would most likely relate to a day of removing invasive weeds or trees with gardening tools, the recent hackday with Tabcorp was something of a different kind! On Thursday 22nd September, five teams from Tabcorp, a long standing supporter of Conservation Volunteers, held a “hackday”; a design sprint-like event in which teams of developers collaborate intensively on technology initiatives with […]

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Volunteering in Karijini National Park

Karijini Team 2

When you think of volunteering with Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) do rugged gorges and freshwater pools come to mind? Well that’s what 12 lucky volunteers from Perth got to experience on an exciting adventure earlier this year! Made possible by Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty Ltd (MIOD), CVA provided the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and […]

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Aon employees head outdoors to make a difference to their local environment

Aon employees at Bayside State College, Brisbane

On 7 June 2017 Conservation Volunteers Australia hosted the Aon Charitable Foundation’s Global Service Day, a company-wide initiative where employees in more than 40 countries volunteered their time and efforts to support over 170 charity partners in their communities. Celebrating their commitment to empowering economic and human possibility, Aon Australia used their Global Service Day […]

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Pernod Ricard Winemakers Responsib’All Day

Pernod Ricard Winemakers employees at their global Responsibl'All Day in Sydney

On June 1, Conservation Volunteers partnered with Pernod Ricard Winemakers, the premium wine division of Pernod Ricard across Australia and New Zealand to celebrate their global Responsib’ALL Day, a global Pernod Ricard initiative that sees 18,500 team members step outside the office and give back to their local communities. The theme for this year’s Responsib’ALL Day was […]

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Stockland employees engage in critical conservation work

Stockland employees at Hermitage Foreshore, Sydney

Stockland have been a Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) partner since 2015 enabling employees to make meaningful social and environmental contributions to the communities in which they operate. Stockland owns, manages and develops shopping centres, residential and retirement living communities, office and industrial properties across Australia. Stockland’s support of CVA forms part of their long-term commitment to sustainable living […]

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Students get down to earth in the Kimberley

Students helping to construct nesting boxes for finches

The Rio Tinto Earth Assist program engages students in a state-wide program focused on practical conservation, environmental awareness and sustainability. The program is run by Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) in conjunction with the Department of Education, the Department of Parks and Wildlife and Rio Tinto. In May 2017, Rio Tinto Earth Assist visited the Kimberley on a regional tour, visiting schools in […]

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A Tree Planting Frenzy In Celebration Of World Environment Day

Sydney 2017 wed

We’re excited to report that this years Corporate Tree Planting Challenge, in celebration of World Environment Day, was a huge success with more locations, more teams and more impact than ever before! Held on Friday the 2nd June, it was a tree planting frenzy of 46 teams participating across Australia and another 10 teams will participate in New Zealand […]

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Nestle Nature’s Classrooms Program connecting hundreds of students to their environment

Nestle Natures Classroom Program CVA

Nestle Blacktown and Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) joined forces in 2016 to run the Nestle Nature’s Classrooms Program. The program was designed to connect the Blacktown facility in Sydney to its local community through supporting local schools in establishing green learning spaces. With the support of Nestle, CVA has assisted schools in delivering projects that […]

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Melbourne Airport supporting Victoria’s most endangered marsupial

Eastern Barred Bandicoot, Woodlands Historic Park

Melbourne Airport’s Healthy Habitats program has been running since 2013, supporting the recovery of the endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot. This project forms part of our national wildlife conservation program, Wild Futures. The program is located at Woodlands Historic Park (right next door to the airport), where a predator proof fence has been installed by volunteers […]

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