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					Environmental Education Programs
                 and
  Initiatives in Western Australia



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                                 PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICERS ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT / RECYCLING


Program Name                          Host Organisation                   Phone Number Comments
Bunbury ecoHOME                       TAFEWA South West Regional          0439 977 906    rogesa@burnbury.raining.wa.gov.au or www.bunburyecohome.com




Captain Cleanup                       Enviroperformances                  (08) 92039746   captaincleanup@enviroperformances.com.au




Catchments, Corridors and Coasts      The Australian Association for      (08) 29298249   mdurcan@iinet.net.au
                                      Environmental Education




Certificate III of Environmental      Central TAFE                        1300 200822     enquiry@central.wa.edu.au
Science (Management)




Certificate IV of Environmental       Central TAFE                        1300 300822     enquiry@central.wa.edu.au
Science (Management)




Certificate IV of Environmental       Southwest Regional College of       (08) 97807386   marsvi@bunbury.training.wa.gov.au
Science (Management)                  TAFE




Clean Site - Building a better        Keep Australia Beautiful Council/   (08) 92780682   justin.mowatt@environment.wa.gov.au
environment                           Department of Environment




Diploma of Environmental Science      Central TAFE                        1300 300822     enquiry@central.wa.edu.au
(Management)




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                           PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICERS ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT / RECYCLING


Program Name                        Host Organisation               Phone Number Comments
Earth Carers                        Western Metropolitan Regional   (08) 92865025   anthea@wmrc.wa.gov.au
                                    Council




Environment House                   Environment House Inc.          (08) 92714488   info@environmenthouse.org.au and www.environmenthouse.org.au




Environmental Education (EDU250 &   Murdoch University, School of   0409374231      baudains@murdoch.edu.au
EDU450)                             Education




ERV Units                           Edith Cowan University (South   (08) 97807753   s.wooltorton@ecu.edu.au or www.southwest.ecu.edu.au
                                    West Campus)




Kimberley Environment Centre        Environs Kimberley              (08) 91921922   envrkimb@broome.wt.com.au or www.environskimberley.org.au




Leeuwin Natural and Cultural Heritage Leeuwin Ocean Adventure       (08) 94304105   stuart@leeuwin.com
Education and Awareness Program       Foundation




Naragebup Rockingham Regional       Naragebup Rockingham Regional   (08) 95913077   www.naragebup.org.au or rrec@naragebup.org.au
Environment Centre (Inc) Learning   Environment Centre (Inc)
Centre



Red Hill Environmental Education    EMRC                            (08) 94242222   wayne.walters@emrc.org.au
Centre (RHEEC)




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                             PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICERS ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT / RECYCLING


Program Name                         Host Organisation                 Phone Number Comments
Rottnest Island Education Services   Rottnest Island Authority         (08) 93729762    education@rottnestisland.com or www.rottnestisland.com




School Dry Cell Battery Collection   Eastern Metropolitan Regional     (08) 94242222    wayne.walters@emrc.org.au
Program                              Council (EMRC)




Scout Environment Awareness          Scout Association of Australia-   (08) 93212814    angelahein@wetnet.com.au
Program                              Western Australian Branch




Swan River Action Kit                Swan Catchment Centre             (08) 93743333    saicc@environment.wa.gov.au and
                                     (Department of Environment)                        www.wrc.wa.gov.au/swanavon/pages/publications.html




The Marine and Coastal Community     The Marine and Coastal Community 94207206          wa@mccn.org.au or www.mccn.org.au
Network                              Network WA




Waste Wise Schools Program           Department of Environment/ Waste (08) 6364 6456    kelsie.prabawa @environment.wa.gov.au
                                     Management Board




Waterwise Schools Program            Water Corporation                 (08) 9420 3505   debbie.ericson@watercorporation.com.au




Wonderful Ways With Waste                                              (08) 995111817   rrradrian@hotmail.com




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                                                                                                                                 LIST OF ENVIORNMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA




Program Name                 Host Organisation Phone Number                         Target                                                                   Comments
                                                                                   Audience          Issues                          email
Sense of Place, Teacher      Greening Australia (WA) (08) 93358933                                                                                           "A Sense of Place" is designed to get teachers out of the classroom and into some of
Professional Development                                                                                                                                     Western Australia's unique landscapes! It works with particpants to develop personal
Program                                                                                                                                                      knowledge and skills regarding biodiversity while at the same time showcasing the value of
                                                                                                                                                             natural areas as educational resources for them and their students.
                                                                             T/E                HP                amoncrieff@gawa.org.au
AirWatch                     Department of                (08) 92780653 or                                                                                   AirWatch is a program for Primary and Secondary schools where students gain an
                             Environment                  (08) 92780649                                                                                      understanding of air pollution issues in their local area. Through collaborative and inquiry-
                                                                                                                  richard.olive@environment.wa.gov.au or     based learning, students find out about air pollution; its causes, effects and solutions.
                                                                             PS; T/E ; SS       TA; AQ            karl.hansom@environment.wa.gov.au
Aquatic Ecology              Centre of Excellence in      (08) 98928414 or                                                                                   A practical university third-year short course on the ecolgical functioning of streams and
                             Natural Reource              (08) 92780649                                                                                      rivers and how thay can be restored or rehabilitated.
                             Management, University
                             of Western Australia
                                                                                                HP; LD; FC; WC    pdavies@cyllene.uwa.edu.au
Automotive Industries        City of Bayswater            (08) 92720688                                                                                      The project is an iniative of the City of Bayswater, MTA, Green Stamp and North East
Environmental Awareness                                                                                                                                      Catchment Committee. It is aimed at providing eductional material to the automotive
Project                                                                                                                                                      industry relating to environmental legislating cleaner production.

                                                                             GO; BUS            AQ; WM; CP        glenn@bayswater.wa.gov.au
                                                          (08) 93602913
                                                                                                                                                             The Bachelor's degree in Sustainable development provides a broad and interdisciplinary
                                                                                                                                                             approach to the many crucial issues related to the sustainablity debate, such as population
                             Institute for Sustainability                                                                                                    growth, resource use, poverty alleviation, technologu development, lifestyles, environmental
                             and Technology Policy                                              FC; HP; TA; MC;                                              protection, inequality, trade and economic growth. At all times the emphasis is on building
BA/Bsc Sustainable           (ISTP), Murdoch                                 BUS; TS; GO; CG    EC                www.istp.murdoch.edu.au or                 connections between theory and practice.
Development                  University                                                                           istp@murdoch.edu.au
Bachelor of Engineering      School of Water              (08) 64883528                                                                                      The Centre for Water Research (CWR) is a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and
(Environmental), Bachelor    Research                                                                                                                        scientists. It carries out fundamental research and teaching in the area of natural aquatic
Applied Ocean Science,                                                                                                                                       systems.
Bachelor Engineering (Water
Resources), PhD and                                                          TS                 WC;MC             hos@cwr.uwa.edu.au
Masters of Engineering
Bachelor of Sciences Degree School of Environmental       (08) 93602462                                                                                      The environmental programme is interdisciplinary in nature and designed to enable
and Postgraduate            Science, Murdoch                                                                                                                 graduteas to contribute to the identification and resolution of environmental problems. The
Certificates and Diplomas   University                                                          HP; TA; WC;                                                  programme is structured around such themes as air, water, land, biota and people.
                                                                                                WM;MC; LD; FC;
                                                                             TS                 AQ                hos@cwr.uwa.edu.au
Bibbulmun Track Education    Bibbulmun Track              (08) 94810551                                                                                      The project is aimed at schools and youth groups to ensure that young people using walk
Programme                    Foundation                                                                                                                      trails have safe and enjoyable experiences; minimise the impact of young people
                                                                                                                                                             (particulary large groups) on the environment of the Bibbulmun Track and to minimise their
                                                                                                                                                             impact on other users.
                                                                             PS; SS; T/E        HP; WC; FC        friends@bibbulmuntrack.org.au
Biodiversity Action Learning Greening WA / Swan           (08) 9335 0103                                                                                     The Biodiversity Action Learning Program is a new project focusing on skill gaps of the
Program.                     Catchment Council                                                                                                               managers of high priority natural areas in the Swan region.



                                                                             BUS; GC; H         FC; LD; HP        juliacullity@gawa.org.au
Bunbury ecoHOME              TAFEWA South West            0439 977 906                                                                                       The objective of the Bunbury ecoHOME is to design, construct and monitor a sustainable
                             Regional                                                                                                                        'live-in' model house that demonstrates ESD and high energy and water efficient standards,
                                                                                                                                                             is affordable to the entry level housing market, focuses on state and national innovation
                                                                             T/E; BUS; H; SS;                     rogesa@burnbury.raining.wa.gov.au or       and provides a real and web based data bank of infomation.
                                                                             PS; TS; GO         WM; CP            www.bunburyecohome.com
Bush Skills for the Hills    Eastern Metropolitan         (08) 94242216                                                                                      Bush Skills for the Hills' is a series of free, hills focused workshops for the community. The
                             Regional Council                                                                                                                workshops are a refreshing mix of information and practical hands-on sessions designed to
                             (EMRC)                                                                                                                          give participants both the "how and why" of managing land, bush and wetlands in the hills
                                                                                                                                                             environment.
                                                                             H; GO; CG          FC; HP; LD; WC    roberta.circosta@emrc.org.au
CALM Parks Guided            Department of                (08) 93340580                                                                                      Visitors can ‘Go with a Guide’ in CALM Parks to connect with the unique natural, cultural
Experiences Program-"Go      Conservation and Land                                                                                                           and historical values of each area. Through a dynamic variety of activity types and themes,
with a Guide" Campaign       Management,                                                                                                                     over 140 staff guide visitors through 30 of WA’s Marine, Conservation and National Parks
                             Interpretation and Visitor                                                                                                      to enrich awareness, appreciation, understanding and support for managing Park values.
                             Information Services,                           H                  LD;MC; HP; WM     gilf@calm.wa.gov.au
Captain Cleanup              Parks and Visitor
                             Enviroperformances           (08) 92039746                                                                                      "Captain Cleanup", Australia's Environmental Super Hero, delivers preventative / anti-litter,
                                                                                                                                                             reduce, reuse and recycle theatre presentations to WA school students focussing on
                                                                                                                                                             responsibilities, ownership, pride and positive environmental attitudes and behaviours.
                                                                                                WM; AQ; HP; CP;
                                                                             PS; SS; T/E        WC                captaincleanup@enviroperformances.com.au
Catchments, Corridors and    The Australian          (08) 29298249                                                                                           A 5 day professional development program. Each of the themed days take participants on a
Coasts                       Association for                                                                                                                 step in the journey to a more sustainable lifestyle and an understanding of the
                             Environmental Education                                            WM; FC; AQ; HP;                                              interconnections between land, water resource, biodiversity, the ocean and our daily lives.
                                                                             TS; T/E; H; GO;    LD; CP; WC; TA;
                                                                             CG                 MC                mdurcan@iinet.net.au
                                                          (08) 93746313

Certificate 4 In                                                                                FC; WC; WM;                                                  The Certificate 4 in Environmental Science (Management) is available to school leavers
Environmental Science                                                                           CP;AQ; HP; LD;                                               and mature age students wishing to get entry at university or work in the environmental
(Management)                 Swan TAFE                                       TS                 EC                odile.pouliquen-young@swantafe.wa.edu.au   field. The one-year course covers traditional subjects such as ecology, biology,
                                                          1300 200822

Certificate III of                                                                             WM; CP; FC; WC;                                               All courses cover a range of environmental science topics, including sustainability
Environmental Science                                                        PS; TS; SS; T/E;  AQ; TA; HP; MC;                                               concepts. Courses are designed to provide participants with practical skills and knowledge
(Management)                 Central TAFE                                    BUS; H; GO; CG; R LD; EC          enquiry@central.wa.edu.au                     that will enable them to assist with managing a range of environmental issues an




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Program Name                     Host Organisation Phone Number                   Target                                                                     Comments
                                                                                 Audience           Issues                           email
                                                            1300 300822

Certificate IV of                                                                             WM; CP; FC; WC;                                                All courses cover a range of environmental science topics, including sustainability
Environmental Science                                                       PS; TS; SS; T/E;  AQ; TA; HP; MC;                                                concepts. Courses are designed to provide participants with practical skills and knowledge
(Management)                     Central TAFE                               BUS; H; GO; CG; R LD; EC          enquiry@central.wa.edu.au                      that will enable them to assist with managing a range of environmental issues an
                                                            (08) 97807386

Certificate IV of                                                                             WM; CP; FC; WC;
Environmental Science            Southwest Regional                         PS; TS; SS; T/E;  AQ; TA; HP; MC;                                                This is a pre-Diploma course aimed at technician training, successful students may go on
(Management)                     College of TAFE                            BUS; H; GO; CG; R LD; EC          marsvi@bunbury.training.wa.gov.au              to complete Diploma in Perth, become employed or gain entry to University
Chittering Landcare              North East Sub-region      (08) 95710400                                                                                    The Chittering Landcare Centre (North-East Sub-region) run a number of free workshops
Community Training               (based at Chittering                                                                                                        and training events per year providing landholders, community groups and individuals with
program                          Landcare Centre)                                                                                                            opportunities to improve their skills and knowledge in regards to the protection and
                                                                                                                                                             management of their local environment.
                                                                            SS; BUS; CG; H     LD; HP; WC; FC    rosannah@iinet.net.au
Clean Site - Building a better   Keep Australia Beautiful   (08) 92780682                                                                                    The Clean Site program is working in partnership with the land development, building and
environment                      Council/ Department of                                                                                                      construction industries and their stakeholders to improve site litter and storm water
                                 Environment                                                                                                                 management practices while encouraging the reuse and recycling of waste materials.

                                                                            T/E; TS            WM                justin.mowatt@environment.wa.gov.au
Cleanaway 'Watch Our             Cleanawy                   (08) 94493378                                                                                    Watch Our Waste' is a curriculum based program and designed to improve children's
Waste' Program                                                                                                                                               knowledge of waste issues, develop environmental vvalues and positive long term
                                                                                                                                                             environmental behaviours. Our program addresses issues from minimising waste, effective
                                                                                                                 jo-ann.long-turner@cleanaway.com.au or      recycling and reusing non-recyclable items to establishing a compost and worm farm within
                                                                            PS                 WM                www.cleanaway.com.au                        the school environment.
Coastcare                        Swan Catchment Council (08) 93743313                                                                                        The program aims at protecting and restoring Australia's coastal and marine environments.

                                                                                                                 erica.higginson@environment.wa.gov.au and
                                                                                                                 www.swancatchmentcouncil.org
                                                                            BUS; T/E; H; CG;   WC; FC;MC; HP
Coastwest Grant Program          Department for Planning    (08) 92647777                                                                                    Coastwest grants are awarded to projects designed to improve the condition and amenities
                                 and Infrastrucure                                                                                                           of the WA coastal zone. This is achieved through building and maintaining partnerships
                                                                                                                                                             between coastal managers and community groups, educational institutes and non-
                                                                            H; GO; SS; TS; PS;                                                               government organisations.
                                                                            T/E; CG            FC;MC; HP         coastwest@wapc.wa.gov.au
Community Legal                  Environmental              (08) 92213030                                                                                    Provide free CLE education seminars to those unable to access such advice privately-
Environmental Education          Defender's Office                                                                                                           between 4 and 15 seminars each year; topics are chosen either through community or
                                                                                               WM; HP; FC;                                                   CLE's preference. E.g. this year we are focusing on Rural Regional and Remote eduction.
                                                                                               AQ;MC; TA; WC;
                                                                            H; CG              LD; CP            lsimpkin@edowa.org.au
Conservation and Land            Green Skills Inc           (08) 93606667                                                                                    Green Skills provides accredited training in Conservation and Land Management to people
Management Traineeships                                                                                                                                      enrolled in Certificate 2 and 3 level traineeships.



                                                                            H                  LD; FC; HP        grskillsfreo@greenskills.green.net.au
Corporate Care Day               Swan River Trust           (08) 92780900                                                                                    This program provides environmental education and team-building opportunities to local
Program                                                                                                                                                      businesses and corporations while helping catchment groups achieve important on-ground
                                                                                                                                                             environmental outcomes. Activities usually include planting and weeding throughout the
                                                                                                                                                             Swan-Canning Catchment. Each group received photographs and certificates of
                                                                            CG; BUS            HP; LD; FC; WC    info@swan rivertrust.wa.gov.au              appreciation recognising their effors in catchment care.
                                                            (08) 93746313

                                                                                                                                                             The first year of the Diploma in Environmental Science (Management) leads to the
Diploma in Environmental                                                                       FC; WC; WM; CP;                                               Certificate 4. In the secod year, the students integrate concepts such as sustainability,
Science (Management)             Swan TAFE                                  TS                 HP; MC; LD; EC  odile.pouliquen-young@swantafe.wa.edu.au      Environmental Management System, and land management principles into practical proje
                                                            1300 300822

                                                                                              WM; CP; FC; WC;                                                All courses cover a range of environmental science topics, including sustainability
Diploma of Environmental                                                    PS; TS; SS; T/E;  AQ; TA; HP; MC;                                                concepts. Courses are designed to provide participants with practical skills and knowledge
Science (Management)             Central TAFE                               BUS; H; GO; CG; R LD; EC          enquiry@central.wa.edu.au                      that will enable them to assist with managing a range of environmental issues an
Earth Carers                     Western Metropolitan       (08) 92865025                                                                                    Earth Carers actively engages people in the western suburbs to make positive
                                 Regional Council                                                                                                            environmental changes through waste minimisation and resource conservation. Regular
                                                                                                                                                             training courses are conducted and volunteers share their skills and knowledge with others
                                                                            R; T/E; GO; BUS;                                                                 in their community through education outreach activities including demonstration and
                                                                            H; PS; CG          WM;MC             anthea@wmrc.wa.gov.au                       displays working with local schools to "reduce, reuse and recycle" on-site waste and
Eastern Hils Catchment     Eastern Metropolitan             (08) 94242222                                                                                    The program offers"bag-smart". two environmental education incursions for the schools in
                                                                                                                                                             helping to become a choice of Volunteers also work with their local councils to provide
Management Program         Regional Council                                                                                                                  Perth's Eastern Region. The incursions currently available are: "Freshwater Food Webs"
(EHCMP)- Schools incursion (EMRC)                                                                                                                            and "Caring for Catchments". Both incursions are free of charge and are linked to the
packages                                                                                                                                                     Western Australian Curriculum Framework.
                                                                            PS; SS; T/E        WC; HP; FC; LD    wayne.walters@emrc.org.au
EcoEducation Aboriginal          Department of              (08) 93340387                                                                                    There are five initiatives in the EcoEducation Aboriginal Culture program including Six
Culture Programs                 Conservation and Land                                                                                                       Season Walkabout; Koolangars, Corroborees and Kaleeps; Moodjitch binar nyorps and
                                 Management (CALM)                                                                                                           yorgars; Djidjit the Nyoongar Way and traditional Aboriginal cultural excursions. All of which
                                                                                                                                                             contribute to the development of school community awareness and appreciation of
                                                                            T/E; SS; H; PS     LD; HP; WC; FC    lizm@calm.wa.gov.au                         traditonal Aboriginal culture.
EcoEducation Programs            Department of              (08) 93340387                                                                                    CALM's EcoEducation Section provides a suite of programs. Each program has three
General Information              Conservation and Land                                                                                                       components: professional development for teachers, excursions or camps for students and
                                 Management                                                                                                                  resources for use in school.

                                                                            H; SS; TS; PS; T/E HP; WC; LD; FC    lizm@calm.wa.gov.au




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Program Name                   Host Organisation Phone Number                  Target                                                                 Comments
                                                                              Audience           Issues                           email
EcoEducation Western           Department of            (08) 93340387                                                                                 This program is designed to raise awareness in WA youth about threatened species
Shield Threatened Species      Conservation and Land                                                                                                  conservation and to promote school community involvement in action for threatened
program                        Management                                                                                                             species conservation.

                                                                         TS; SS; T/E; PS; H FC; HP; LD        lizm@calm.wa.gov.au
Eco-Office (Greening our       Department of            (08) 927803000                                                                                The Eco-office Program promotes a healthy, sustainable working environment and provides
Workplace)                     Environment                                                                                                            leadership by example. It gives commitment to the setting and meeting of environmentally
                                                                                                                                                      friendly office practices, objectives and targets appropriate to DoE's local and regional
                                                                                                              eco-office@environment.wa.gov.au and    conditions and business planning objectives.
                                                                                            WM; TA            www.ecosmart.net.au/
EcoSmart                       EcoSmart Programs P/L    (08) 93311510                                                                                 EcoSmart Programs improve the use of water, energy, waste and Recycling, Travel and
                                                                                                                                                      Living, reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions via community outreach programs consisting
                                                                                                                                                      of a range of deliverables tailored to each community consisting of assessments, events,
                                                                                           WM; AQ; EC; TA;    eco-office@environment.wa.gov.au and    brochures, volunteers and workshops. EcoSmart’s expertise is in accrediting and assisting
                                                                         R; BUS; H; GO; CG WC; CP             www.ecosmart.net.au/                    with the implementation of best practice and assisting continual environmental performance
Engergy Efficient Building     Green Skills             (08) 93606667                                                                                 The Program consists of twoor organisations by combining social marketing techniques and
                                                                                                                                                      for individuals, communities sets of workshops: Workshops especially designed for Local
Design Workshops                                                                                                                                      Government Planners and Building Surveyors on the principles of energy efficient building
                                                                                                                                                      design. Secondly, a series of community workshops to promote the principles of energy
                                                                                                                                                      efficient building design with a solar architect present to give information and review house
                                                                         GO; H              EC                grskillsfreo@greenskills.green.net.au   plans.
Environment House              Environment House Inc.   (08) 92714488                                                                                 At 61 Eight Ave, near Maylands Station, EF is a 6 days a week eco-shop & action-packed
                                                                                                                                                      backyard. Visitors 9including school groups) can tour our worm and composting systems,
                                                                                                                                                      photovoltaics, small river revegetation nursery and vegie garden- and take away useful
                                                                                            WM; FC; AQ; HP;   info@environmenthouse.org.au and        freebies. Speciality: energy efficiency/ greenhouse workshops- any venue.
                                                                         PS; SS; T/E        LD; EC; TA; WC    www.environmenthouse.org.au
Environmental Education        Murdoch University,      0409374231                                                                                    This undergraduate and masters level course provides an introduction and exploration of
(EDU250 & EDU450)              School of Education                                                                                                    the principles, processes and practice of environmental (sustainability) education. The
                                                                                                                                                      'hands-on' focus of the unit ensures that all participants gain some experience.
                                                                                            M; FC; WC; WM;
                                                                         TS; T/E            CP;LD; AQ; TA; HP baudains@murdoch.edu.au
Environmental Education     City of Cockburn            (08) 94113530                                                                                 This bookelt describes a number of presentations that can be delivered to primary schools
Booklet for Primary Schools                                                                                                                           in the City of Cockburn. They are approximately 1 hour long and very practical. The
in the City of Cockburn                                                                                                                               presentations cover topics like water and water use, plants, soils, energy and mapping
                                                                                            WM; WC; FC; HP;                                           plants along a transect.
                                                                         PS                 LD              pzele@cockburn.wa.gov.au
Environmental Interpretation City of Stirling           (08) 93458555                                                                                 Environmental interpretation programmes in the City od Stirling are currently organised and
Programmes                                                                                                                                            presented by the Department of Conservation and Land Management. The 'EcoEducation'
                                                                                                                                                      Programme is offered to schools during school-term principally to create student
                                                                                                                                                      awaremess and understanding of bushland/ wetland ecosystems. The 'Nearer to Nature'
                                                                         PS; SS; T/E        FC; LD; HP; WC    rajah.daniel@stirling.wa.gov.au         Programme is similiar except that it is offered during school holidays and is open also to
Environmental Job              Green Skills Inc         (08) 93606667                                                                                 interested parents. All programmes are run at the City's Henderson Environmental Centre
                                                                                                                                                      Green Skills run workshops for Year 11 and 12 High School students in the metropolitan
Opportunities Workshops                                                                                                                               and Great Southern region on Environmental Job Opportunities.
                                                                                            LD; HP; TA;MC;
                                                                                            AQ; WC; FC; CP;
                                                                         SS                 WM                grskillsfreo@greenskills.green.net.au
Environmental Job Skills       Green Skills             (08) 98481019                                                                                 Green Skills provides a training program over 5 days to introduce participants to a range of
Weeks                                                                                                                                                 practical landcare skills including farm forestry activities, water quality monitoring, woody
                                                                                                                                                      weed removal and track maintenance.

                                                                         H; SS              LD; FC; HP        grskillsdmk@greenskills.green.net.au
ERV Units                      Edith Cowan University   (08) 97807753                                                                                 The ERV units (2201, 2202, 2203 and 2204) will start in 2006 with students who are
                               (South West Campus)                                                                                                    currently first years in our new Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle Years) degree.
                                                                                                                                                      Participants will be students who wish to major in Society and Environment.
                                                                                            WM; CFC; LD; CP; s.wooltorton@ecu.edu.au or
                                                                         TS; T/E            WC; TA; MC       www.southwest.ecu.edu.au
Fish for the Future            Department of Fisheries, (08) 94827268                                                                                 The Department of Fisheries education programs provide meaningful learning opportunities
                               Government of Western                                                                                                  that connect people with fish and the aquatic environment. These experiences enable the
                               Australia                                                                                                              community to participate in and contribute to a sustainable future for WA's aquatic
                                                                         PS; CG; T/E; TS;                     mburke@fish.wa.gov.au and               ecosystems. We provide and support education initiatives which: Promote sustainable
                                                                         H; SS              M; FC; HP         www.fish.wa.gov.au                      behaviour that supports healthy aquatic ecosystems and ecologically sustainable fisheries;
Four Season Seminars (4SS) Everlasting Concepts         (08) 92753404                                                                                 4SS focuses enhance an individual’s and community’s sense of correct methods growing
                                                                                                                                                      Develop and on choosing the 'best forms' of WA plants and the place in the aquatic
                                                                                                                                                      them in controlled landscapes. 4SS brings together industry and government to create and
                                                                                                                                                      manage successful landscaping using WA plants in designs to developments
                                                                         T/E; BUS; TS; GO;
                                                                         R; CG             WC                 sue@everlastingconcepts.com.au
Go Wild!                       Perth Zoo                (08) 94740365                                                                                 Go WIld!' is Perth Zoo's adult and community education program. It provides a range of
                                                                                                                                                      conservation education expereinces for family and community groups as well as individual
                                                                                                                                                      adults. Prior booking is essential. For more information, go to www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au or
                                                                                                                                                      telephone (08) 94740365 for a brochure.
                                                                         H; CG              FC; HP            education@perthzoo.wa.gov.au
Great Gardens (Community       Swan River Trust / Swan (08) 92780900                                                                                  Free community environmental education program delivered in the Swan-Canning
Education Project / Urban      Canning Cleanup                                                                                                        Catchment area on behalf of the Swan River Trust's Swan-Canning Cleanup Program. The
Garden Strategy)               Program                                                                                                                program teaches the wider community the best environmental gardening practices that help
                                                                                            CP; AQ; FC; TA;   info@swan rivertrust.wa.gov.au or       protect the health of the rivers by reducing nutrients that have the potential to feed algal
                                                                         GO; H; BUS; R      WM; HP            www.swanrivertrust.wa.gov.au            blooms.
Green Houses                   SMRC                     (08) 93163988                                                                                 Green Houses is a residential education program which aims to reduce greenhouse gas
                                                                                                                                                      emissions in households through providing relevant information, setting of goals and giving
                                                                                                                                                      feedback. Residents are invited to participate through seminars, booklets and/or online to
                                                                                                              greenhouses@smrc.com.au or              access information.
                                                                         H                  WC; TA; WM        www.greenhouses.org.au




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Program Name                   Host Organisation Phone Number                  Target                                                                         Comments
                                                                              Audience           Issues                           email
Grow Us a Home website         Greening Australia (WA) (08) 93358933                                                                                          Using a combination of animation, colourful graphics and supporting text, students in years
                                                                                                                                                              5-9 can access information about soil types, plant communities and over 200 species of
                                                                                                                                                              plants and animals found on the Swan Coastal Plain and darling Ranges, all through a
                                                                                                               amoncrieff@gawa.org.au or                      medium they understand- the Internet
                                                                         T/E; SS; PS        HP                 www.growusahome.org.au
Herdsman Lake Wildlife         WA Gould League Inc       (08) 93876079                                                                                        The Wildlife Centre offers a range of learning experiences, to educate the community in the
Centre Integrated Learning                                                                                                                                    conservation of the environment. The key target audiences are school children. The swamp
Experiences                                                                                                                                                   board walk and bird observatory provde an ideal atmosphere to experience a range of
                                                                                                               roger@wagouldleague.com.au or                  hands-on activities on wetland ecology and management. Our partnership with the
                                                                         T/S; PS; SS; T/E   HP;LD; FC          www.wagouldleague.com.au                       traditional owners of Herdsman has resulted in the Centre being one of teh largest
HIA GreenSmart                 Housing Industry          (08) 94929200                                                                                        The HIA of Indigenous Education in Perth.
                                                                                                                                                              providersGreenSmart Programme is designed to increase industry and consumer
                               Association                                                                                                                    awareness of environmentally responsible design and construction.

                                                                                            WM; FC; CP; HP;    wa_training@hia.asn.au or
                                                                         BUS; H; GO         WC; LD; AQ         www.greensmart.com.au/
High Tide Marine Education     High Tide Marine          (08) 94542948                                                                                        Hight Tide Marine Education brings the ocean into your classroom through a unique marine
                               Education                                                                                                                      'incursion' program. Your students will learn about the wonders of the ocean and the
                                                                                                                                                              importance of its conservation through hands-on educational activities. The marine
                                                                                                                                                              education activities involve serveral cross-curricula aspects, all of which are directly linked
                                                                         PS; SS; T/E        MC                 hightidemarine@optusnet.com.au                 to the WA Curriculum Framework.
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell         Department for Planning   (08) 92168358                                                                                        This is an excellent education package which aims to help students better understand
Education Package to           & Infrastructure                                                                                                               hydrogen and fuel cells, energy transforatmion and its efficency now and in the future.
compliment the Perth Fuel
Cell Bus Trial
                                                                         PS; T/E; SS        AQ; TA; CP         diane.biletic@dpi.wa.gov.au
Indigenous Landcare            Swan River Trust          (08) 92780915                                                                                        A training initiative is provided to increase the long-term involvement of Indigenous
Traineeships in the Swan-                                                                                                                                     Australians in environmental restoration of the Swan-Canning catchments.
Canning Catchment

                                                                         CG                 LD; WC; FC; HP     kelly.exell@environment.wa.gov.au
Kimberley Environment          Environs Kimberley        (08) 91921922                                                                                        Environ's Kimberley's educational and awareness-raising activities currently exist on a
Centre                                                                                                                                                        small scale via the Broome Courthouse market stall (begun arounf 1997), with information
                                                                         PS; SS; T/E; TS; R; WM; FC; AQ; HP;                                                  also being available from our office and more widely via our website, quarterly newsletter
                                                                         G; BUS; H; GO;      LD; CP; WC; TA;   envrkimb@broome.wt.com.au or                   and occasional publications.
                                                                         CG                  MC                www.environskimberley.org.au
Landcare Education             Department of Education (08) 96220200                                                                                          Provides professional development opportunities and technical support to teachers,
Program                        and Training                                                                                                                   schools and community leaders interested in gaining a better understanding of land
                                                                                                                                                              degredation issues and management options. This program aims to enable people to gain
                                                                         PS; H; CG; TS; SS;                                                                   more from developing responsibility and demonstrating active involvement in land
                                                                         T/E; GO            FC; HP; WC; LD     Patricia.Daems@det.wa.edu.au                   management practices and strategies.
Landscope Expeditions          Dept. Conservation and (08) 93340561                                                                                       Landscope Expeditions conduct non-profit, self-supported study and research nature
                               Land Management in                                                                                                         conservation projects in remote areas on WA. There is a fee to participate. For a free
                               Association with UWA                                                                                                       brochure or bookings contact UWA extension: jwood@cyllene.uwa.edu.au (phone (08)
                               Extension, The University                                                                                                  64882433). For research and project details contact CALM: kevink@calm.wa.gov.au
                               of WA                                     H                  HP;MC; FC          kevink@calm.wa.gov.au or www.naturbase.net (phone (08) 93340561).
Leeuwin Natural and Cultural Leeuwin Ocean               (08) 94304105                                                                                    To inspire the youth and wider public about the states natural and cultural heritage through
Heritage Education and       Adventure Foundation                                                                                                         participation in voyages aboard the Tall ship Leeuwin II. This is achieved through
Awareness Program                                                                                                                                         presentations of information on board the ship about the natural and cultural heritage of teh
                                                                         PS; SS; TS; T/E; R; WM; FC; HP; MC;                                              region that the ship is visiting and the voyage crew are experiencing first hand. In addition,
                                                                         BUS; H; GO; CG      WC                stuart@leeuwin.com                         participation in activities aboard the ships and ashore enable a greater understanding od
Living Links                   Perth Zoo                 (08) 94740365                                                                                    the state's natural and cultural heritage.
                                                                                                                                                          Living Links' is Perth Zoo's schools education program. It provides school students from K-
                                                                                                                                                              12 with a range of over 40 education experiences while on excursion to Perth Zoo. Each of
                                                                                                                                                              these link to specific Learning Area outcomes in the WA Curriculum as well as core values
                                                                                                                                                              in the ares of Environmental Responsibility.
                                                                         SS; PS             FC; LD; WM; HP     education@perthzoo.wa.gov.au
Living Smart                   City of Fremantle         (08) 94329999                                                                                        Living Smart is a community environmental education program that empowers participants
                                                                                                                                                              with the knowledge and skills to take action to improve the sustainability of their homes and
                                                                                                                                                              their community.

                                                                         H                                     caroliner@fremantle.wa.gov.au
Make Your Mark for             Perth Zoo                 (08) 94740444                                                                                        Make Your Mark is Perth Zoo's school holiday education program and includes a range of
Conservation                                                                                                                                                  activities for children of varying ages on site at Perth Zoo including painting and craft
                                                                                                                                                              activities, discovery trails, displays; and presentations. Each activity has a conservation
                                                                                                                                                              education focus.
                                                                         SS; PS             HP; FC; WM; TA     education@perthzoo.wa.gov.au
Malleefowl Magic               Malleefowel Preservation (08) 98282007                                                                                         An endangered species education program aimed at increasing teacher and children
                               Group Inc                                                                                                                      awareness of our own unique species. Program is curriculum/outcome based for junior,
                                                                                                                                                              middle and upper primary.

                                                                         T/E; PS            HP; FC; LD         malleefowl.wa@wn.com.au
Marine Conservation            Australian Marine         (07) 33935811                                                                                        This program is to inform Australians on the most sustainable, local fish and fish to say no
                               Conservation Society                                                                                                           to. Also educates on the effects of overfishing, damaging fishing gear and poor aquaculture
                                                                                                                                                              practices. It is trying to educate the public to make informed decisions to combine our
                                                                         SS; TS; T/E;R;                                                                       buying power to stop over-exploitation and damage to Australian's oceans.
                                                                         BUS; H; GO; CG     MC                 amcs@amcs.org.au and www.amcs.org.au
Naragebup Rockingham           Naragebup Rockingham      (08) 95913077                                                                                        Opposite Lake Richmons, Naragebup (Rockingham Regional Environment Centre)
Regional Environment           Regional Environment                                                                                                           features fauna, Permaculture, poultry, composting toilets and bushtucker walks. The enviro-
Centre (Inc) Learning Centre   Centre (Inc)                                                FC; LD; CP; AQ;                                                    tech hall boasts marine life, baby Loggerhead turtles, touch-tables, and learning centres on
                                                                         T/E; PS; BUS; SS; WC; WM; TA;MC;      www.naragebup.org.au or                        alternative energy, Thrombolites and more. Naragebup offers group education activities and
                                                                         GO; CG; H         HP                  rrec@naragebup.org.au                          sustainability workshops. Visitors welcome six days a week.




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Program Name                  Host Organisation Phone Number                     Target                                                                         Comments
                                                                                Audience             Issues                           email
Natural Resource              Swan Catchment Centre (08) 93743333                                                                                               This program aims to build the capacity of Swan Catchment Council and Sub-regional
Management Officers           (Department of                                                                                                                    officers to protect and manage natural resources in the Swan Region. This is achieved
Support Network               Environment)                                                                                                                      through maintaining the NRM Officers Support Network (formerly COSN).
                                                                                                CP; AQ; FC; MC;
                                                                             CG; GO             LD; WM; HP; WC    kylie.lambert.wa.gov.au
Natural Resource              Swan Catchment Centre (08) 93743333                                                                                         This program aims to build the skills and knowledge of community members and NRM
Management Training and       (Department of                                                                                                              professionals in relation to key regional NRM issues such as groundwater, waterways
Education Program             Environment)                                                                        www.wrc.wa.gov.au/swanavon/pages/NRM_Tr restoration, acid sulfate soils and indingenous cross cultural awareness. Training events
                                                                                                                  ainingEducation.html and                are held regularly and are tailored to the needs of the audience.
                                                                             H; GO; CG          LD; WC; HP        saicc@environment.wa.gov.au
Nearer to Nature              Conservation and Land       (08) 92952244                                                                                   Experience the flora, fauna and heritage of natural areas in and around Perth with unique,
                              Management                                                                                                                  fun activities for people of all ages.
                                                                                                                                                          Explore a national park forest; Encounter marine park animals and ecosystems; See wildlife
                                                                                                LD;MC; FC; WC;    n2n@calm.wa.gov.au or                   in your local regional park wetland.
                                                                             TS; H; SS; PS      HP                www.naturebase.net/nearertonature       Discover Perth's nature...
Noble Falls Neighbourhood     Land Without Limits         (08) 95746937                                                                                         The Noble Falls Neighbourhood Vegetation survey is an initiative of Land Without Limits
Vegetation Survey                                                                                                                                               Inc., a small not for profit organisation incorporated in 1998. It hopes to raise the interest
                                                                                                                                                                and involvement of the neighbours of a small A class reserve, in identifying, preserving and
                                                                                                                                                                increasing any natural bush on their properties, in order to increase the possibilities for
                                                                             H; GO; CG          FC; HP            no email                                      diversity in the reserve.
Penguin Experience Island     Department of CALM          (08) 95922636 or                                                                                     Visitors to Penguin Island can encounter Penguins up close through daily commentated
Discovery Centre                                          0433161202                                                                                           feeding sessions held at the Discovery Centre. The Penguin Island Waddle is a guided
                                                                                                                                                               walk around the island where visitors discover local plants, animals and geology. Sand
                                                                                                                  www.calm.wa.gov.au/tourism/penguin_island.ht sculpturing and an island boat cruise are also available to groups.
                                                                             T/E; PS; H; TS; SS HP; FC;MC         ml
Phosphorus Awareness          South East Regional         (08) 94585664                                                                                        The Phosphorus Awareness Project aims to reduce nutrient loads in the Swan-Canning
Project                       Centre for Urban                                                                                                                 catchment through an education campaign. This campaign aims to educate the public of
                              Landcare (SERCUL)                                                                                                                the impact of too many nutrients in rivers and wetlands and how to reduce those levels.
                                                                             SS;T/E; GO; CG;    WC; CP; HP; FC;
                                                                             BUS; TS; PS; H     LD                amykrupa@sercul.org.au
Promotion of Sound            Australian Association of                                                                                                         The Australian Association of Bush Regenerators (WA) or AABR WA, are broadly involved
Ecological Practices in       Bush Regenerators (WA)                                                                                                            in environmental education.
Bushland Management           inc.
                                                                             SS; CG; BUS; TS;
                                                                             GO; H; T/E                           aabrwa@wetnt.com.au or www.aabr.com.au
Raptor Presentations          Raptor Presentations        0403164748                                                                                            One program brings live raptors (birds of prey) into schools and other groups, the other
                                                                                                                                                                consists of conceptual design of interpretation (be it signs or publications or personal
                                                                                                                  raptor@echidna.id.au or                       presentations). The heritage interpretation is a means for raising conservation awareness
                                                                                                                  www.raptor.iinet.net.au                       with an emphasis on peoples’ own environment and their personal relationships with its
                                                                             T/E; PS; SS        FC; HP                                                          elements.
Red Hill Environmental        EMRC                        (08) 94242222                                                                                         The centre provides a great opportunity for students to learn more about how we can
Education Centre (RHEEC)                                                                                                                                        contribute towards a sustainable future ands successful waste management through
                                                                                                                                                                reducing, re-using, recycling and recovering resrouces from our waste. A visit to the centre
                                                                             CG; TS; PS; T/E;                                                                   can be followed by a tour of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility to learn about the
                                                                             R; H; GO; SS       FC; WC; WM        wayne.walters@emrc.org.au                     daily operations of best practice landfill.
Ribbons of Blue / Waterwatch Department of                (08) 9278 0646                                                                                        Ribbons of Blue provides both the adult community and schools with educational programs.
WA                           Environment                                                                                                                        Ribbons of Blue uses water quality monitoring and catchment management activities as
                                                                                                                                                                tools on which to focus learning and develop understanding, while involvement in on-
                                                                             CG; TS; PS; SS;                                                                    ground action projects builds a sense of environmental, social and civic responsibility for
                                                                             T/E                WC; LD            richard.olive@environment.wa.gov.au           the shared management of local environments.
Rivercare (River Restoration) Department of               (08) 9231 8340                                                                                        Rivercare is involved in river restoration projects - these projects supply advice to
                              Environment                                                                                                                       catchment management officers, community groups, local government representatives, and
                                                                                                                                                                other government stakeholders etc, by providing technical support through workshops and
                                                                                                                                                                field training activities.
                                                                             CG; H; GO;         HP;MC; LD; WC     laurence.radin@environment.wa.gov.au
Rottnest Island Education     Rottnest Island Authority   (08) 93729762                                                                                         Rottnest Island Education Services offer a diverse range of programs, suitable for both
Services                                                                                                                                                        primary and secondary students, teachers, community groups and members of the public.
                                                                                                                                                                These programs, offered throughout the year, increase understanding of the visitors
                                                                                                HP;MC; CP; WM;    education@rottnestisland.com or               behaviour. The Environmental Education Program offers a range of interactive activities,
                                                                             SS; TS; PS; T/E; H WC; FC            www.rottnestisland.com                        encouraging active student involvement and hands-on learning. The Environmental
Saving Energy with Zest       Green Skills                (08) 93606667                                                                                         As part of a Course to reduce energy use by Zest Health designed for teachers,delivered to
                                                                                                                                                                Awareness project is a comprehensive two-day course, Clubs, training will be community
                                                                                                                                                                staff at Zest Health Clubs Networks throughout the metropolitan area on the principles of
                                                                                                                                                                energy efficiency and the promotion of behaviours that can bring about a reduction in
                                                                                                                                                                energy use.
                                                                             H; BUS             WC                grskillsfreo@greenskills.green.net.au
School Dry Cell Battery       Eastern Metropolitan        (08) 94242222                                                                                         The aim of the program is to work with schools in Perth's Eastern Region to capture dry cell
Collection Program            Regional Council                                                                                                                  battereis from the household waste stream and dispose of them in an environmentally
                              (EMRC)                                                                                                                            sensitive manner. The program is linked to the Western Australia Curriculum Framework
                                                                                                                                                                and has several cross-curricula aspects.\
                                                                             PS; T/E; SS        WM; WC            wayne.walters@emrc.org.au
Schools Nurturing Nature      City Of South Perth and     0419098748                                                                                            The Schools Nurturing Nature NRM education program links schools within the City of
Program                       South Eastern regional                                                                                                            South Perth to local bushland and wetland conservation projects and related activities, with
                              Centre for Urban                                                                                                                  the broader aim of raisin student and teacher awareness of, and involvement in, the
                              Landcare (SERCUL)                                                                                                                 conservation of natural areas.
                                                                             PS; SS; T/E        FC; HP; LD; WC    annepettit@sercul.org.au
Scout Environment             Scout Association of        (08) 93212814                                                                                         The objective of SEAP is to contribute to the education of members of the Scouting
Awareness Program             Australia- Western                                                                                                                movement about the environment to help build a better natural world where people are self-
                              Australian Branch                                                 TA; HP; LD; O;MC;                                               fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society, as members of their
                                                                                                FC; CP; WM; AQ;                                                 community.
                                                                             T/E; SS; PS        WC                angelahein@wetnet.com.au




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Program Name                Host Organisation Phone Number                   Target                                                                      Comments
                                                                            Audience         Issues                           email
Skills for Nature           Swan Catchment Centre (08) 93743333                                                                                        The training program aims to increase the ability of community volunteers to manage,
Conservation training       (Department of                                                                                                             restore and protect the Sewan region's natural areas including bushland, coastal areas,
program                     Environment)                                                                                                               wetlands and waterways. A range of free training is provided in the form of seminars, site
                                                                                                           www.wrc.wa.gov.au/swanavon/pages/training.h visits, bus tours and hands on activities.
                                                                      CG; H             FC; HP; WC;MC      tml and saicc@environment.wa.gov.au
Stepping Stones: Creating   Greening Australia (WA) (08) 93358933                                                                                      Stepping Stones: Creating Healthy Habitats seeks to restore habitat for native species
Healthy Habitats                                                                                                                                       while at the same time influencing people's attitudes and behaviour towards the suburbs in
                                                                                                                                                       which they live. In partnership with schools, urban communities, government and business,
                                                                                                                                                       the program improves the health of the environment as well as the health and vitality of
                                                                      PS; SS; CG; T/E; H HP; FC            amoncrieff@gawa.org.au                      local communities
Streamcare                  City of Armadale          (08) 93990111                                                                                      This program targets private landowners that have watercourses that run through their
                                                                                                                                                         property. Encourages good land management by providing info, technical advice, etc.



                                                                      CG; H             LD; HP; FC         info@armadale.wa.gov.au
Sustainable Management of   Swan Catchment Council (08) 93743333                                                                                         The Department of Education and Training, together with the Swan Catchment Council has
School Bushlands Project                                                                                                                                 formed a partnership to assist schools in the management of their remnant bushland areas.



                                                                      CG; T/E           LD; HP; WC; FC     saicc@environment.wa.gov.au
Swan Catchment Sustainable Swan Catchment Council (08) 93743333                                                                                          This scheme works with key stakeholders to develop appropriate materials to encourage
Production Program for                                                                                                                                   best management practices where they have not been developed or deemed inappropriate
Small to Medium Enterprises                                                                                tony.soteriou@environment.wa.gov.au and       for the targeted audience, either generic or industry specific.
(SMEs) & Agriculture                                                                                       www.swancatchmentcouncil.org
                                                                      H; BUS; R         CP; WM; AQ; WC
Swan Coast Regional         CALM / SCRIPT             (08) 98424525                                                                                      Support of South Coast NRM coastal and marine community, research organisations,
Coastal and Marine                                                                                                                                       individuals, agencies in engagement and delivery of coastal and marine initiatives and NRm
Facilitator                                                                                                                                              outsomes, and input into SCRIPT, agency and local government regarding coastal and
                                                                                                                                                         marine issues, enquiries and projects. On-ground project development vis national, state
                                                                      T/E               FC; HP; LD;        scrcmf@calm.wa.gov.au                         and local grant programs with individuals, community groups, research institutions and land
Swan River Action Kit       Swan Catchment Centre (08) 93743333                                                                                          managers.
                                                                                                                                                         The Swan River Action Kit is a package of resources and suggestions designed to raise
                            (Department of                                                                 saicc@environment.wa.gov.au and             the level of community understanding about the environmental issues of the Swan and
                            Environment)                                                WC; AQ; CP;        www.wrc.wa.gov.au/swanavon/pages/publicatio Canning rivers, leading to informed on-going action to protect the catchment.
                                                                                        FC;MC; TA; HP;     ns.html
                                                                      T/E; GO; H; CG    LD;WM
Swan River Education Kit    Swan Catchment Centre (08) 93743333                                                                                          The Swan River Education Kit (SREK) is an educational packagefor middle to upper
                            (Department of                                                                                                               primary and lower secondary schools aimed at the Science and Society & Environment
                            Environment)                                                                   saicc@environment.wa.gov.au and               Learning Areas.
                                                                                        M; WC; HP; FC;     www.wrc.wa.gov.au/swanavon
                                                                      T/E; PS; CG       LD
Switch Your Thinking/       City of Armadale          (08) 93990111                                                                                      This program is aimed at the general community to encourage energy efficiency, etc. it is
Switched on Living                                                                                                                                       greenhouse oriented and includes home audits, workshops and discount vouchers for
                                                                                                                                                         energy efficient products.
                                                                                        TA; AQ; WM; CP;
                                                                      H                 WC                 info@armadale.wa.gov.au
Tangaroa Blue               Tangaroa Blue             (08) 97552512                                                                                      This program deals with ocean issues- marine debris collection, analysis, finding where it
                                                                                                                                                         comes from then educating those sectors.
                                                                                                                                                         The program also has fish monitoring programs- inviting divers to learn about different
                                                                                                                                                         species and ecosystems, whale identification programs and scuba diving instruction.
                                                                      H                 FC;MC; WM; HP      hedi@tangaroblue.com
The Carers of Everything    Swan Catchment Council (08) 93743333                                                                                         The "Carers of Everything" CD will attempt to raise awareness of the environment as a
                                                                                                                                                         whole and provide an indigenous perspective on why the natural environment should be
                                                                                                                                                         respected and cared for.
                                                                                        FC; HP; LD; MC     www.swancatchmentcouncil.org or
                                                                      CG; PS; SS; T/E   WC                 kevin.giles@environment.wa.gov.au
The Cockatoo Care Program Water Corporation           (08) 94202796                                                                                      Cockatoo Care is a conservation iniative between the Water Corporation and the Western
                                                                                                                                                         Australian Museum which focuses on protecting the three species of black cockatoos
                                                                                                                                                         found in the South-West of WA.
                                                                                                           mary-anne.clunies-
                                                                      CG; T/E; SS; PS; H HP; FC            ross@watercorporation.com.au
The Eco Freako Show         Information for Action    (08) 94447822                                                                                      The Grim Reaper, Green Sower and Dr Eco, have unique personalities, costumes,
                                                                                                                                                         movements, facial expressions, voices, lighting, ideological positions, and roles. They
                                                                                        AQ; WC; LD;MC;                                                   interact with props life size plywood cut-outs of famous politicians.
                                                                                        CP; FC; HP; WM;    www.information.org or
                                                                      TS; H             TA                 rowland@information.org
The Great Australian        Perth Zoo                 (08) 94740497                                                                                      Night Stalk is a 'hands-on' community conservation education program that involves groups
Marsupial Night Stalk                                                                                                                                    undertaking a survey of nocturnal nature animals and introduced species by 'spot lighting'
                                                                                                                                                         areas of local bushland and sending a record of these observations to Perth Zoo for
                                                                                                                                                         analysis. Night Stalk runs during September and October each year.
                                                                      H                 HP; FC             nightstalk@perthzoo.wa.gov.au
The Green Stamp Program     Motor Trade Association   (08) 93453466                                                                                      An education and accreditation program developed by the MTA-WA in collaboration with
(automotive)                                                                                                                                             the Department of Environment. The program assists the automotive industry in
                                                                                                                                                         understanding and addressing issues of environmental concern, and awards businesses
                                                                                                                                                         demonstrating environmental best practices with the Green Stamp Accredition. The
                                                                                                                                                         community adn government are encouraged to utilise the services of these businesses.


                                                                      CG; BUS; GO       CP; WM; WC; AQ     cmcphee@mtawa.com.au
The Marine and Coastal      The Marine and Coastal 94207206                                                                                              The Marine and Coastal Community Network (MCCN) is a national, non-government that
Community Network           Community Network WA                                                                                                         facilitates community involvement in marine conservation initiatives. The MCCN is
                                                                                                                                                         supported by the Australian Government's Natural Heritage Trust and is the Winner of
                                                                      SS; TS; T/E; RS; B;                                                                2003 Gold Banksia Award.
                                                                      H; GO; CG           WM; FC; HP; MC   wa@mccn.org.au or www.mccn.org.au




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Program Name                  Host Organisation Phone Number                   Target                                                                   Comments
                                                                              Audience          Issues                         email
Travel Smart                  City of Nedlands         (08) 92733585                                                                                    TravelSmart aims to decrease provate car use and increase walking, cycling and public
                                                                                                                                                        transport use. TravelSmart help individuals to change 1 or 2 car trips each week to a more
                                                                                                                                                        sustainable form of transport, thereby saving them money, improving their health, and
                                                                        TS; T/E; CG; SS;                                                                helping to protect the environment.
                                                                        H; BUS; PS         TA                travelsmart@ndelands.wa.gov.au
Turtle and the Trade Winds    Sandpiper Production     (08) 93353905                                                                                    This delightful inspiring preformance is based on the rich culture that surrounds the saw
                                                                                                                                                        turtle. In collaboration with artists from puppetry, dance, storytelling and music. Stories,
                                                                                                                                                        myths, legends and environmental details about the sea turtles life are woven together in
                                                                                                                                                        this breathtaking performance.
                                                                        SS; PS; T/E; H; CC FC; HP; MC        sandmard@omen.net.au
Using Local Plants: An        North Metro Catchment                                                                                                     The Strategy aims to reduce the nutrients and water used on urban gardens and
Implementation Strategy for   Group                                                                                                                     landscapes through providing Local Government's with a variety of activities they can
Local Government and their                                                                                                                              implement to promote the use of locally indigenous plants both within their organisation and
Community                                                                                                    melinda.pk@nmcg.com.au or                  their community.
                                                                        GO; H              WC                www.localplants.nmcg.com.au
Waste Wise                    Conservation Volunteers (08) 93366911                                                                                     Waste Wise promotes the 3R's- recycle, reduse and reuse to schools through out Western
                              Australia                                                                                                                 Australia to encourage waste reduction and improved use of natural resources.

                                                                                           HP; WM; CP; FC;
                                                                        SS; H; PS          LD                perth@consrvationvolunteers.com.au
Waste Wise Schools            Department of            (08) 6364 6456                                                                                   A waste education program that works with schools to reduce the amount of solid waste
Program                       Environment/ Waste                                                                                                        going to landfill through encouraging attitudinal and behavioural change in regard to waste
                              Management Board                                                                                                          and its impact on the environment.

                                                                        T/E;SS; H; PS      FC; WM            kelsie.prabawa @environment.wa.gov.au
Waterwise on the Farm-        Swan Catchment Council (08) 93743317                                                                                      Provides Irrigation Management Training courses to irrigating horticulturalists in the
Swan Region                                                                                                                                             Wanneroo Groundwater Area to address water efficiency and usage on the Gnangara
                                                                                                             honi.adolphson@environment.wa.gov.au and   mound.
                                                                                                             www.swancatchmentcouncil.org
                                                                        BUS; CG            WC; HP
Waterwise Schools Program Water Corporation            (08) 9420 3505                                                                                   Water is our most precious resource, and young people are vital to its preservation for
                                                                                                                                                        future generations. The Waterwise Schools Program aims to educate students, their
                                                                                                                                                        families and wider communities about the need to value, protect and conserve our precious
                                                                                           HP; FC; WM;MC;                                               water resources. The program takes a long-term, whole-of-school approach to water
                                                                        PS; SS; T/E;       WC                debbie.ericson@watercorporation.com.au     education and complements the Curriculum Framework across all major learning areas.
Wetland Watch                 WWF-Australia            (08) 93876444                                                                                    Wetland Watch is a wetland conservation project of WWF-Australia aimed at improving the
                                                                                                                                                        management and conservation of wetlands on the Swan Coastal Plain, focusing on
                                                                                                                                                        wetlands on private property. This project offers technical wetland management advice to
                                                                                                                                                        landowners and assistance in accessing wetland conservation incentives such as grant
                                                                        CG                 LD; HP; FC; WC    jduggie@wwf.org.au                         funding.
Wildlife and Zoo Clinical     Perth Zoo                (08) 94740444                                                                                    The Wildlife and Zoo Clinical Rotation aims to provide final year veterinary students with
Rotation                                                                                                                                                the basic skills required to competently examine and threat wildlife and exotic companion
                                                                                                                                                        animals, which could be brought to them by clients. The course covers appropriate
                                                                                                                                                        methods of physical and chemical restraint of native wildlife, and zoo animals; diagnosis
                                                                        T/S                FC                khim.harris@perthzoo.wa.gov.au             and treatment of common diseases and injuries; and aspects of nutrition adn husbandry
Wonderful Ways With Waste                              (08) 995111817                                                                                   Emphasise with importance of 3R's fauna and exotic animals in captivity. items usually
                                                                                                                                                        associated the maintaining native and demonstrate other potentials for
                                                                                                                                                        disposed at landfills. Litter, water quality and landcare issues are often added to the
                                                                                                                                                        program, especially in rural areas.
                                                                                           WM; LD; WC; H;
                                                                        PS; SS; T/E        GO; CG            rrradrian@hotmail.com
World of Energy               Western Power World of   (08) 94305655                                                                                    World of Energy is an educational facility that offers a range of hands-on, curriculum-based
                              Energy                                                                                                                    educational programs for primary and secondary students, and has a strong focus on
                                                                                                                                                        promoting an awareness and undestanding of a variety of energy and environmental
                                                                                           WM; FC; HP; LD;   worldenergy@westernpower.com.au and        issues.
                                                                        PS; SS; TS         EC                www.worldofenergy.com.au
Yanchep National Park-        Department of            (08) 95611004                                                                                    Yanchep National Park offers an exciting range of cultural (Aboriginal) and Environmental
Interpretive Activites for    Conservation and Land                                                                                                     educational activities for students in years K-12. Students can experience the underground
Schools                       Management                                                                                                                world of Crystal Cave and learn about endangered cave life and much more. All activities
                                                                                                                                                        are cross-linked with the Curriculum framework and are guaranteed to be interactive,
                                                                        T/S; PS; SS        FC; WC; HP        yanchep@calm.wa.gov.au                     informative and exciting.




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