Environmental Education Links


Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE national body)

Education for Sustainability Professional Learning Hub (The Hub)

Australian Government
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities sustainability education - www.environment.gov.au/education.

NSW Government
Office of Environment and Heritage sustainability education - www.environment.nsw.gov.au/education
Sustainable Schools NSW - www.environment.nsw.gov.au/sustainableschools

Australian Research Institute for Environment and Sustainability (ARIES)
A not-for-profit research and consultancy centre at Macquarie University that exists to assist change for sustainable development - www.aries.mq.edu.au

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability Association (ACTS)
The primary forum for sustainability in the Australian and New Zealand tertiary sectors, its mission is to promote the integration of the principles of sustainability within the curricula and operations of these sectors - www.acts.asn.au

SustainableNet Forums - 'sharing knowledge for sustainability'
An initiative of Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW and the Urban Sustainability Support Alliance, this website includes forums on Sustainable Community Education, Sustainable Business Education, Organisational Change and 11 other topics areas - www.sustainablenet.org.au

The Urban Sustainability Support Alliance (USSA)
USSA is a project that aims to help NSW councils progress towards sustainability.
Case Studies - http://www.lgsa-plus.net.au/www/html/2330-case-studies.asp
Resource Database - http://www.lgsa-plus.net.au/www/html/2373-resource-database.asp

Birds in Backyards
A research, education and conservation program focusing on the birds that live where people live - www.birdsinbackyards.net

Green Up Your Life!
An example of a successful sustainable living program from Manly Council, the program includes workshops, children’s activities, bus tours, bike tours, clothing swaps, documentary screenings, recycled art workshops and presentations - http://www.manly.nsw.gov.au/environment/climate-change-and-sustainability/green-up-your-life

LightFoot programs
An example of innovative, nature-based primary school camps, the LightFoot programs run at Wangat Lodge help learners connect deeply with the natural world and bring this awareness of our interdependence with nature alive through how they live - http://www.wangat.com.au/cgi-bin/engine.pl?Page=page.html&Rec=38

Bellingen EYE (Environmental Youth Experience)
An example of a youth mentoring program EYE provides adventurous and enlightening nature camps and leadership training,  runs projects and campaigns, and participates in Landcare. www.bellingeneye.com

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