Applications are now open for Round 3 of the Green Army Programme. If you are a community organisation, environment group, Indigenous organisation or local council we encourage you to apply for projects in your region.
Round 3 applications open 12 February 2015
Round 3 applications close 17 March 2015 at 2pm AEDT (Canberra time)
What projects are eligible?
Projects must have a clear environment or heritage conservation focus and offer participants valuable practical experience, while supporting a safe work environment. Projects will be guided by local community needs and contribute to Australia’s national and international environmental priorities and obligations. A full list of eligible activities is provided in the Green Army Round 3 Project Guidelines 2015-16. To be eligible for this round, one project must be ready to commence between 1 June 2015 and 30 June 2016. Applicants who were unsuccessful through previous rounds may re-apply under this round.
While it is encouraged that potential applicants discuss their project ideas with one or more of the appointed Service Providers, applicants are welcome to apply even if they are not working with or consulting a Service Provider.
Submitting an application
Step 1: Read the Guidelines available at www.environment.gov.au/green-army
Step 2: Complete the online application form addressing each of the selection criteria in the relevant fields. Please note a separate form must be downloaded for each application. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can request a hard copy application form by calling the Green Army hotline on 1800 780 730.
Step 3: Submit your application by the closing date and ensure you keep a copy for your records. Additional information provided by the applicant but not requested in the application form will not be assessed.
Want more information?
Call the Green army hotline on 1800 780 730
Round 2 approved projects
An announcement about the results of Round 2 will be made in coming days.
REMINDER – GREEN ARMY INFORMATION SESSION INVITATION
RSVP DATE EXTENDED TO 06 FEBRUARY
Community information sessions on the Green Army Programme will be held in each state and territory during February 2015.
Attendees will have the opportunity to talk with representatives from the Australian Government Department of the Environment about the Programme. Those interested in becoming a project sponsor or participant are welcome to attend.
Please register your attendance by sending an RSVP to:
GreenArmy@environment.gov.au by 06 February.
Brisbane Monday 16 February, 9:00am – 11:00am, Mercure, 85-87 North Quay
Cairns Tuesday 17 February, 9:00am – 11:00am, Mercure Cairns Harbourside, 209-217 The Esplanade
The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for the Environment has annouced a major step forward for the 20 Million Trees Programme, the Australian Government today released a Request for Tender, seeking one or more service providers to undertake large scale revegetation projects across Australia. The Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees Programme is a key election commitment, providing $50 million over four years to deliver tree planting projects across the country.
Everyone’s Environment Grants – Round Three Announcement
We are happy to advise that the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection has announced the round three recipients. The list of successful recipients is available on the EHP website and can be accessed here: http://www.qld.gov.au/environment/pollution/funding/everyones/.
Thank you once again for your valuable participation in this process.