EnviroSource is an online hub for people working to positively influence environment and sustainability issues in Australia. Get involved - it's free! Find out more here.


by Christine Bell

A range of innovative new sustainability projects are amongst the winners in this year's Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards.

Sustainability


by Belinda Callanan

Preventing weed seed spread is one of the most effective forms of weed control. However, once an infestation has become established on your property, you’ve got a number of control options…

Land management


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

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


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 Christine Bell

Having everyone work towards a common goal is motivational and empowering. It’s also great when contributors come from a range of backgrounds or disciplines, as that usually results in more creative ideas or problem solving.

Sustainability , Biodiversity , Land management



by Christine Bell

A new collaborative program seeks to make a difference in the battle against vine weeds. So far, the program has involved more than 50 organisations from across state and local government, NRM groups, not-for-profits, universities and more.

Biodiversity , Land management


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 Michelle Wilson

What's required to bring about positive change in the urban space?

Sustainability , Climate change




by Christine Bell

Awards are a great opportunity to recognise and reward your initiatives. Yet we can often let the opportunity pass us by. Here are six good reasons to invest a little time and energy and grab your next award opportunity with both hands!



by Neil Taylor

The 2016 Banksia Award Winners demonstrated the collective desire to lead Australia towards a more sustainable and innovative future. 2016 also saw a heartening increase in entries with more than 20% growth this year.






Bundaberg West, Queensland
Wollongong, New South Wales
Townsville, Queensland
Toowoomba, Queensland

by Beth Kramer

We check in with Beth Kramer, Regional Manager at Ecosure's Gold Coast office, and discover a little more about who she is, what she does and why she does it!



by Christine Bell

For over a decade, Marlon Kobacker has been one of the top names in sustainable energy and design. So as environment and sustainability practitioners, how do we maintain momentum and what's the key to influencing change? Marlon shares some insights...

Education , Sustainability , Energy


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



Brisbane, Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland
Bonogin, Queensland

by Katherine Barraclough

Dr Katherine Barraclough (a kidney specialist) tells us why she's working to improve environmental sustainability within Victoria's health care system.



by Beth Kramer

We check in with Beth Kramer, Regional Manager at Ecosure's Gold Coast office, and discover a little more about who she is, what she does and why she does it!



by Deb Firestone

We talk with Tweed Shire Council's Debbie Firestone about her role in guiding sustainability within Council, the local community and beyond.

Sustainability



Rockhampton, Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland
by Nadine Kurtz

I’m committed to improving the practices and systems on our property, and want to be an example to others in our industry. Not only for our benefit, but for the benefit of the environment.

Sustainability , Biodiversity , Land management


by Bonny Carr

I truly believe a picture is worth a thousand words, especially when it comes to explaining environmental issues.





This collaborative project sees Parks Victoria, the Green Army and SureGro - TreeMax working together to protect biodiversity by improving soil sustainability and wildlife habitat.

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
The Jim Donald Parklands Integrated Stormwater System project is a truly unique, creative, innovative and sustainable demonstration of best practice stormwater management within an urban environment. The project comprises a multi-functional asset that provides flood mitigation, stormwater quality improvement, stormwater harvesting, new irrigated sports fields and open space integration within the surrounding area.

Project Stage - Completed

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
Living in the suburbs of Melbourne, it’s tempting to think of the environment as something that exists “out there”, beyond the city. So what can people living on a block of land in a typical housing subdivision do to improve the environment?

Project Stage - Current


Awards

Closes - Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards were initiated in 1998 and are held annually. The Awards are open to all local government organisations in NSW.

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

Water , Waste , Sustainability

Grants

Closes - Monday, November 13, 2017

Community grants designed to assist groups and organisations in the Port Phillip and Westernport region to protect and improve local rivers and creeks.

Melbourne , Victoria Australia 37° 48' 49.0608" S, 144° 57' 47.0088" E

Sustainability , Waterways , Biodiversity

Events

When - Wednesday 27 September 2017

A FRAMEWORK FOR EDUCATION AND ENGAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability

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 - Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Estimated total value - $10,000,000.00

The Defence Support and Reform Group (DSRG) within the Department of Defence has established the Defence Environment and Heritage Panel (DEHP) for the provision of ongoing environment and heritage

Australia

Water , Waste , Sustainability

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