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


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

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

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 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 Ian Rankine

Algal blooms are an expensive and recurring environmental hazard. A new process uses diatoms to deal with the problem cost-effectively.

Water



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 Jessica Miller

Enviro, Jessica Miller, bravely shares her story about making 'the leap' from steady job to a more purpose-filled career.



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

Results from the EnviroSource Environment and Sustainability Practitioners Survey 2016 show we're a well-qualified, passionate and dedicated bunch but collectively we'd like to achieve more!



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?






Melbourne, Victoria
Oklahoma City,
Kokopo,


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 Nick Lawler

We talk with Stanwell Corporation's Nick Lawler, about his role in land management and supporting local environmental projects.

Land management


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.




Rockhampton, Queensland
Mid Coast, New South Wales
Mullumbimby , New South Wales


by Nick Lawler

We talk with Stanwell Corporation's Nick Lawler, about his role in land management and supporting local environmental projects.

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

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

Sustainability



Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Brisbane, Queensland

by Belinda Callanan

Belinda Callanan, an experienced weed, pest and land management advisor tells us about why she works with land managers to help manage the risks on their properties and ensure the long term sustainability of their operations.

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




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
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

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
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 - Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Australasian Land and Groundwater Association (ALGA) - Annual Cleanup Project Excellence Award is awarded annually to a clean up project which exhibits the traits that best represent all that is positive about land and groundwater remediation and the principles, aims and objectives of our Ass

Australia

Land management

Grants

Closes - Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Waste Less Recycle More Organics Market Development Grant Program provides grant funding of $2.55 million over two years to support the long-term expansion of the market in NSW for recycled organics that have been diverted from landfill.

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

Waste

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, October 31, 2016


The following list is a guide of the consultancy services offered under the Environmental Consultancy Services arrangement:


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