Links to environmental resources - organisations and associations


Below are some links to environmental organisations in Australia.

These entities or associations may assist you to develop your career in the environmental sector.

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 Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation focused on working with industry and the community to establish a variety of platforms which focus on the recognition of excellence in sustainability.

This organisation aims to inspire excellence in sustainability.

The Australian Environment Business Network specialises in representing industry, business and councils across Australia, on environmental and carbon matters likely to impact your organisation and business operations.

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)

The Environment Institute is a professional association for environmental practitioners from across Australia and New Zealand.

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)

The Certified Environmental Practitioner Scheme is now in its eleventh year and is an initiative of the EIANZ.

The Scheme is designed to promote greater environmental accountability from industry and government.

The ALGA's mission is to assist the protection, restoration and management of land and groundwater.

This body operates for the benefit of human health and the wider environment across Australasia.

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) is the only national entity for the $14bn waste and resource recovery industry.

They offer a variety of services to support their members, such as networking events, conferences and training.

The Australian Water Association is Australia’s largest water network which promotes sustainable water management and connects it's members through it's three core principles.

The three ways it does this is through information, networking and recognition.

As Australia’s leading professional body for environmental educators, The Australian Association For Environmental Education (AAEE) advocates for environmental education and assists with skills development to help to enable its members to excel in education for sustainability.

They offer their members discounted conferences, workshops and seminars and great opportunities to deliver and participate in professional learning

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