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


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

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


by Neil Taylor

So you've got a good project idea, a great pitch and supportive champions... where to now? Whether you're a seasoned project planner or you're about to tackle your first plan, here's a few ideas to help ensure the success of your next project.



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 Neil Taylor

Ever had a good project idea but you're just not sure how to get it off the ground? A little ideation can help...



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 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.



by Christine Bell

Looking for innovative new ideas to apply to your environment and sustainability challenges? Take a few minutes to explore some of the incredible new projects recognised as Finalists for the 2016 Banksia Sustainability Awards.

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

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 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





Highfields, Queensland
Toowoomba, Queensland
Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Rockhampton, Queensland


by Jeanette Martin

Jeannette Martin, President of Mullum SEED, and proud champion of community gardens and local sustainability projects, shares a little of her story with us...

Sustainability


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


by Bonny Carr

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




Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Wollongong, New South Wales


by Christine Bell

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



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 Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson tells us why he continues to battle the many challenges of remote field work to complete vegetation surveys and assessments.

Biodiversity



Bonogin, Queensland

by Christine Bell

Sasha Mainsbridge shares why she's working hard to 'reduce our collective footprints' at the local level...

Sustainability


by Adam Smith

Dr Adam Smith, from Reef Ecologic, shares his passion for the marine environment and sustainability, as well as some of the qualities that drive his commitment to excellence in research and management.

Sustainability , Climate change , Marine areas




Design Your Creek Week

Ipswich City Council

Council is seeking to return Small Creek to a meandering natural stream rather than the straight concrete channel it is today. As well as clean water and habitat for wildlife, the new Small Creek will allow for better path and bikeway connections and the opportunity for the community to enjoy nature in their neighbourhood. Council is inviting all interested parties to share their ideas at Design Your Creek Week.

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
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

Tweed Byron Koala Connections

Tweed Shire Council

Tweed Shire Council coordinated a large scale, multidisciplinary threatened species recovery project. The award winning project has helped to protect koalas and many other species of endangered fauna and flora through tree planting, weed control, community engagement, pest management, fire management and planning.

Project Stage - Completed

Protecting biodiversity on the Green Line

Suregro - Treemax Australia

The Green Line is a 37 kilometre-long strip of former railway line from Koroit to Minhamite in Victoria. It's home to one of the few remnants of critically endangered woody grasslands that once existed in the south-west and there's now a growing movement to protect and rehabilitate this important area.

Project Stage - Current


Awards

Closes - Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Future Leaders Environment Awards recognise and reward young Australians who have shown outstanding environmental leadership. They also aim to inspire others to engage in environmental issues. Schools throughout Australia may nominate Year 12 students for the Awards.

Sustainability

Grants

Closes - Friday, March 31, 2017

Victorian communities and volunteers play a key role in the ongoing protection and conservation of our coastal landscapes. To support these community groups and their activities, funding is provided through the Coastcare Victoria Community Grants Program.

Victoria Australia

Sustainability , Waterways , Land management

Events

When - Monday 03 April 2017

The Australian Groundwater School is vital for professionals working with groundwater. Our flagship course, and the premier course of its type in Australasia, the Australian Groundwater School provides participants with a broad but rigorous introduction to groundwater.

Water , Land management

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 - Sunday, February 28, 2016


WALGA has set up a Preferred Supplier Panel to provide efficient and cost effective access to environmental consulting and sustainability service providers for Local Government.


Australia

Sustainability , Climate change , Biodiversity

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