Links to environmental resources - organisations and associations

An Australian Environmental Organisation

Environmental Organisations Australia

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

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The Banksia Foundation 
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.

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Australian Environment Business Network
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.

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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.

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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.

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Australian Land Groundwater Association (ALGA)
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.

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Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA)
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.

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Australian Water Association
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.

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Australian Association for Environmental Education
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

Environmental NGOs

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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.

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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. 

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Environment Victoria

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.

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Gould Group

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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