EnviroSource is a national community of practice for people involved with environment and sustainability issues in Australia. Find out more here.


by Neil Taylor

The environment and sustainability sector in Australia has an opportunity, and a responsibility to contribute more... but where do we start?



by Christine Bell

The National Restoration Standards have been designed to encourage all restoration and rehabilitation projects in Australia to reach their highest potential.

Sustainability , Biodiversity , Land management


by Christine Bell

Are you passionate about environmental and sustainability? Share your experiences with others working hard to make change happen. And inspire better environmental outcomes! Find out more here...



by Christine Bell

Across the sector, there can be a tendency to work in silos. But what would happen if we took the time to understand each others goals and what's needed to achieve them?



Participants at the Ipswich EnviroForum 2016
by Vada Hoger

To promote positive environmental action, we need to Bridge Communication Gaps and engage our communities to take action. Ipswich City Councils share some of the information, ideas, experiences and trends discussed at the recent Ipswich EnviroForum.



by Belinda Callanan

After a day out in the field, what do you do with the weed seeds you find on your clothing? Do you simply brush them off and leave them where you found them? Perhaps you put them in the bin? Or do you just send them through the wash!?!

Land management



by Christine Bell

You are invited to participate in an online questionnaire for native rainforest restoration practitioners involved in planning, managing and undertaking on-ground works to restore rainforest within Northern NSW and South East Queensland.

Biodiversity , Land management


by Neil Taylor

Ever wondered what some of Australia's most influential organisations think about the Sustainable Development Goals? Last week we caught up with them at the SDG Conference in Sydney and took a glimpse at how they're working towards the "World We Want".



Green home build using sustainability principles
by Howard Elston

Living in the suburbs of Melbourne, it’s tempting to think of the environment as something that exists “out there". What can city dwellers do to help? We think suburban residents can help through the choices they make in house and garden designs.

Sustainability




by Christine Bell

Our environmental issues are often best solved by working working together to consider diverse perspectives and innovative new ideas. But collaboration takes time and just where do we find that sort of help?



by Christine Bell

We're faced with a barrage of environmental issues. We hear about them in the news, we read about them on social media and we see them in our local communities. So are we winning or losing the battle?








by Christine Bell

Howard Elston shares his thoughts on collaboration for sustainability and shows us how he's taking action on climate change.

Water , Waste , Sustainability , Energy


by Christine Bell

Catfish shows us how her passion for design thinking helps to bring about positive change in life and at work.



by Christine Bell

Some inspiring insights from Cindy Eiritz as she reflects on her work, her passion and how she's making a difference...

Regenerative agriculture , Sustainability , Climate change , Land management



Oklahoma City,
Brisbane, Queensland
Murwillumbah, New South Wales


by Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller, an experienced environmental practitioner and current Researcher (Master of Philosophy) at the University of Queensland, tells us why she loves being involved in a wide range of environmental projects and what her current role involves...

Sustainability , Climate change , Biodiversity , Energy , Land management


Photo credit: Liz Harlin
by Jennifer Loder

As long as I can remember, nature has inspired me to be curious, grateful and compassionate. I feel a sense of responsibility to give something back. I now do that through my roles with ReefCheck Australia and Great Barrier Reef Citizen Science Alliance.

Sustainability , Marine areas


by Christine Bell

Catfish shows us how her passion for design thinking helps to bring about positive change in life and at work.




Kokopo,
Gold Coast , Queensland

by Frank Ondrus

Frank Ondrus, President of HOPE Australia, tells us about what he's doing to protect the environment.



by Christine Bell

Some inspiring insights from Cindy Eiritz as she reflects on her work, her passion and how she's making a difference...

Regenerative agriculture , Sustainability , Climate change , Land management




We are seeking suggestions, advice and research on potential on-use options for mixed plastics. We are also keen to work with collaborators to trial potential solutions.

Project Stage - Current
Reef Check Australia citizen scientists visit survey sites annually, recording a snapshot of what is happening on that reef to create long-term trend information that identify changes in reef health to share with the community.

Project Stage - Current
While koalas continue to decline rapidly in Queensland, in both numbers and health, one Landcare group is making gains to protect a local population. Pittsworth District Landcare Association initiated its Koalas in Our Backyards project in 2012, aiming to raise awareness and restore habitat. Exceeding all expectations, the project has seen over $100,000 invested in the future of koalas in the Pittsworth district over the past four years.

Project Stage - Completed

Seeking input to a world wide study on the state of reuse of urban recycled water in agriculture. If you're involved with the agricultural use of recycled water, please get in touch to discuss your experiences or contribute to a quick online survey.

Project Stage - Current
Reef Check Australia citizen scientists visit survey sites annually, recording a snapshot of what is happening on that reef to create long-term trend information that identify changes in reef health to share with the community.

Project Stage - Current


Awards

Closes - Friday, March 31, 2017

Each year since 2000, in honour of World Environment Day, the United Nations Association of Australia has presented the World Environment Day Awards to individuals, organisations, schools, councils, businesses and media leading the way in environmental innovation.

Sustainability , Climate change

Grants

Closes - Monday, October 30, 2017

Angling clubs, individuals, community groups, local councils and organisations interested in rehabilitating fish habitats in freshwater and saltwater areas throughout NSW can apply for grants.

Habitat rehabilitation projects which may be funded include:

New South Wales Australia 25° 16' 27.8328" S, 133° 46' 30.4896" E

Waterways , Biodiversity , Marine areas

Events

When - Sunday 01 October 2017

Kakadu is home to more than a third of Australia’s bird species. Join Parks Australia and birding specialists to celebrate the Top End’s diverse birdlife during this annual event.

Biodiversity

Tenders

Closes - Saturday, December 30, 2017

Looking for some help with a specific environment and sustainability project? Share your tenders, requests for quote and any other specific project needs here.

Simply 'add new content / tenders'.


Anywhere in Australia

Water , Waste , Sustainability

Panels

Expected Renewal Date - Monday, January 22, 2018


The scope of the services includes, but is not limited to the following:


Redland City Council , Australia

Waste , Biodiversity , Land management

Jobs



Closes - Friday, June 30, 2017

Looking for the right person to complete your team? Whether you've got a full-time, part-time, contract, casual or volunteer vacancy, we'd love to hear about it!



Wherever you are in... Australia

Water , Waste , Sustainability