Environmental Organisations Australia
These entities could help your green career in a number of ways. They could provide training, or they may host events which give you the opportunity both to learn and also, connect with environmental professionals and environmental companies.
These associations may be quite generic in nature, or they could be niche and focus on a particular sector in the environment, such as waste management or water.
Industry / Professional Associations
The Banksia Foundationwww.banksiafdn.com
This organisation aims to inspire excellence in sustainability.
Australian Environment Business Networkwww.aebn.com
They have a variety of workshops and seminars aimed with keeping those in the environmental industry in Australia up to date with their legislative obligations.
The Environment Institute of Australia & New Zealand (EIANZ)www.eianz.org
They provide opportunities for professional and academic dialogue across all sectors of the environmental industry.
They offer training industry events, workshops and conferences.
Certified Environmental Practitioner Program (CEnvP)www.cenvp.org
The Scheme is designed to promote greater environmental accountability from industry and government.
Australian Land Groundwater Association (ALGA)www.landandgroundwater.com
This body operates for the benefit of human health and the wider environment across Australasia.
Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA)www.wmaa.asn.au
They offer a variety of services to support their members, such as networking events, conferences and training.
Australian Water Associationwww.awa.asn.au
The three ways it does this is through information, networking and recognition.
Australian Association for Environmental Educationwww.aaee.org.au
They offer their members discounted conferences, workshops and seminars and great opportunities to deliver and participate in professional learning
Australian Conservation Foundation
The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia's national environmental organisation. ACF is a community of over 400,000 people who speak out, show up and act for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive.
The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961 that works in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment.
Environment Victoria is an independent charity, funded by donations. Established in 1969, they’ve grown into a community of 40 grassroots member groups and more than 100,000 individual supporters.
Gould League is an independent not-for-profit organisation celebrating 109 years of environmental and sustainability education. They help teachers to reinforce the impact of their science and sustainability curriculum, connect students with their natural world and empower the community with positive messages and practical actions to live more sustainably.
Sustainable Living Foundation
SLF is helping to foster the rapid adoption of ways of living that will sustain the community of life locally and globally. SLF aims to make its contribution through the creation of 'platforms'. These platforms enable large numbers of people and organisations to cooperate in the pursuit of social and ecological sustainability.
Bush Heritage Australia
Bush Heritage Australia is an independent not-for-profit that buys and manages land, and also partners with Aboriginal people, to conserve our magnificent landscapes and irreplaceable native species forever.
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces.