Environmental Publications

Environmental Publication

Links To Useful Environmental Publications

This page is an informative starting point for people looking for an environmental career or information about environmental sustainability careers.


It contains leaflets, guides, reports, surveys including salary surveys and posters. Below are surveys, leaflets, guides and posters published by EJN, as well as other useful resources published by others.


Take a moment to look at the materials and feel free to use them when researching the different sectors and the variety of environmental career paths and qualifications required within this industry.


Although some of these guides were produced a few years ago, they are still very useful to assist with decisions when embarking on a career in the environmental industry.


This is because each report builds on the last. For example, The 2010 Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia updates and builds on the 2004 Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia.


There are some really invaluable resources below! If you browse through this information it will give you a really good idea of what different types of environmental professions are career path options for you.

Environment Profession Career Profiles Research 2017 - Access Profiles

As part of research associated with Education for Sustainability at RMIT University, an invitation was sent to Environment Professionals seeking information about their backgrounds and work.


Grouping of these career profiles has followed the categorisation that had been developed within ‘The Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia, 2010’ (listed below) which provided a base for the survey.


This new resource provides helpful information about environmental careers in Australia in that it has comprehensive practical information about different environmental job roles and also useful salary information.

The 2010 guide to Environmental Careers in Australia - Access research

This 2010 Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia, updates and builds on the 2004 edition. This guide takes into consideration the rapid growth and development of the environmental industry over those 6 years and outlines the types of roles and career opportunities available in this green collar workforce. This Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia 2010 is split into four main sections. For an outline on what each includes read The Introduction. To view the entire guide click the title above. Each chapter can be viewed separately: The Environmental Industry, The Careers, The Career Advice, The Rational and Research. EJN has run the interactive 'Top Ten Tips' workshop at the Sustainable Living Festival. In conjunction with guest speakers, attendees compile a list of tips for those seeking to enter the environmental industry based on their own experiences and advice from the professionals!

The 2004 Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia - Access Research

The Guide provides essential assistance to those looking to get into, or to move within, environmental careers in Australia - for students, graduates, current employees and career advisors.

Sustainability Roles and Salary Survey Research - Access Research

This unprecedented survey will provide insight into the individuals employed in this expanding market, from the types of organisations they work for, to their job functions, salaries and career backgrounds.


The survey is a collaborative project between recruitment consultancy Turning Green and key partners: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC), Environmental Jobs Network (EJN) and Models of Success and Sustainability (MOSS).

Be Part of the Solution! - Access Information sheet

Information sheet demonstrating different sectors and careers within the environmental industry, with several case studies of environmental professionals.

Environmental Careers Bullseye - Access poster

A3 poster providing information about the range of environmental jobs available and the recommended education level required to obtain these positions, based on research for the Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia.

Every Job Can Be an Environmental Job - Access poster

This A3 poster provides a general breakdown of environmental jobs into 10 major areas, sourced from the Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia.

Careers in the Environment - Access booklet

Booklet authored by EJN and published by Graduate Careers Australia in 2008, providing a summary of and an update to the Guide to Environmental Careers in Australia.

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