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.

Key dates

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
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?

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Round 2 approved projects

An announcement about the results of Round 2 will be made in coming days.

Queensland Water and Land Carers (QWaLC) is the peak body for natural resource management (NRM) volunteers. QWaLC’s roles include representation, advocacy, promotion, networking and insurance administration. QWaLC’s board includes representatives from each of Queensland’s regions. Our membership consists of over 300 groups and 29,000 individuals.