On Monday 13th January the Australian Federal Government announced an initial $50 million investment in supporting the recovery of wildlife and habitats devastated in the current bushfire crisis. With $25 million assigned to an emergency intervention fund for immediate, critical wildlife and habitat survival interventions, a further $25 million has been made available to support wildlife […]
Australia’s fires are consuming the world’s attention right now. In many areas across the country we are still in an emergency phase, whilst other areas are beginning to assess the loss and plan for recovery. Beyond the terrible human and community impacts, we already know that the environmental damage is enormous.
It’s been a huge year across Conservation Volunteers Australia, and we couldn’t have achieved any of the great outcomes of this year without you – our volunteers and supporters.
On Thursday October 10th Greening the West – 1 Million Trees project was awarded a Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award in the Environmental Protection category, which recognises leadership and excellence in protection and prevention of harm to the environment, for its ambitious program that planted more than one million trees across Melbourne’s west. Conservation Volunteers Australia, […]
The Cape Pallarenda Quarantine Station is on the way to being rejuvenated with practical on-the-job action from nine trainees undertaking a Certificate 1 in Conservation and Land Management. Our Townsville office, based within the historic Quarantine Station, is delivering the training. This traineeship is funded and supported by the Queensland Government through its Skilling Queenslanders […]