Green Jobs

Community Organiser - NCC of NSW

Friday, 27 June 2014

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC of NSW) seeks a dedicated staff member for their coal and gas campaigns. You would work with our members, supporters and the broader community on the Central Coast to build support for environmentally and socially responsible public policy in relation to mining and gas. Recruiting and supervising volunteers, you'd also collaborate with associated members and work actively to expand and engage a network of supporters and campaign partners.

Location: Central coast, NSW.
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 pa. plus super.
Applications close: 8 July, 2014.
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Sea Shepherd Australia - Canberra

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

The Canberra branch of the Sea Shepherd has an active membership, and they run regular market stalls, that they hope to be able to continue. To volunteer your time, get in touch with them about becoming an onshore volunteer, by contacting: for more information.

Location: Canberra, ACT.
Applications close: Ongoing.
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Attend a Climate Reality Training with Al Gore

Climate reality training Australia

25 to 27 June, 2014

At this defining moment on climate change, we need a community of inspiring and connected people to champion lasting solutions. This is your opportunity to step up and lead the charge in protecting our climate.

Climate Reality Chairman and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will train a select group of leaders from across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. During the training, you’ll learn from Al Gore and a group of world-class scientists, strategists, communicators, and technical specialists about the science of climate change and how to connect with people across the region at the most personal level. You'll hear how we can rapidly reduce our contributions to global emissions at a local and national level to set us on a better course. And you’ll also develop skills to engage those around you and bring about lasting change using storytelling, public speaking, social media networking, and media engagement.

Over the course of the training, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and learn from trained Climate Reality Leaders from a range of professional and cultural backgrounds with years of experience in educating and engaging their networks and communities. You'll also meet an incredible group of exceptionally motivated individuals training alongside you including public servants, business people, academics, health professionals, educators, farmers, and more.

Where: Melbourne, Victoria.
When: Wednesday 25 – Friday 27 June, 2014.
Cost: Climate Reality Leadership Trainings are completely self-funded by attendees. There is no fee to attend the training, and you will need to pay for your own travel and lodging. During the training, The Climate Reality Project will provide all training materials.
Click here to apply.
Applications close May 28, 2014.


Green Lifestyle goes digital

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Nextmedia announced today that award winning Green Lifestyle magazine will redirect its publishing focus to provide the respected, trusted, ethical information on the green sector to its readers solely online, a much greener way.


The joy of living sustainably

Friday, 9 May 2014

Caitlin Howlett reflects on the perks of living a green lifestyle.

Internships at Green Lifestyle magazine

Friday, 14 March 2014

Love writing about the environment and green living? Want to do some of the best jobs in environmental and lifestyle communication? Come intern with us! Get hands-on experience working in magazine and online journalism; you’ll help with researching stories and pictures, writing, editing, designing, fact-checking and more. Get an inside look at journalism in action, and see what goes into putting a magazine together, working at the award-winning Australian publication, Green Lifestyle, and website, Green Lifestyle Online. From our offices in Sydney's North Shore, our enthusiastic team provides opportunities for students keen to try their hand at journalism and who want some hands-on experience working in magazine and online journalism, or who want to get a behind-the-scenes view of the magazine publishing industry from up close.

Location: St. Leonards, Sydney, NSW.
Applications close: Ongoing.
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Indi Kindi Manager, The Nangala Project

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The not-for-profit Nangala Project Ltd is seeking an early learning specialist with exceptional project management and team leadership skills, together with an interest in Aboriginal education, to fill a new permanent, full-time position managing their Indi Kindi program. Indi Kindi is an innovative remote region Aboriginal early literacy project, achieving near 100 per cent participation of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers in pilot NT bush communities since establishing in 2012. The primary responsibilities of this Sydney-based role are program development, administration, mentoring and management of our local NT-based Aboriginal staff and co-ordination of resource development.

Location: Sydney, NSW. In-community work is required for about two weeks per quarter, involving travel to remote NT communities, with all travel and secure, good standard accommodation provided.
Applications close: No deadline – just apply as soon as possible.
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Managing Editor, Sanctuary Magazine

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The Alternative Technology Association needs an editor for Sanctuary magazine; a publication that focuses on sustainable housing and design. As the Managing Editor you will drive the editorial vision for Sanctuary magazine’s content and direction and be the voice of the magazine. The position is a great opportunity to further develop the magazine into new platforms, such as online.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria.
Applications close: Friday 14 March, 2014.
Click here for more info.

Sustainable Living Festival


8 - 23 February, 2014

The Sustainable Living Festival is in its 15th year! Taking place in Melbourne, Australia's biggest green festival aims to inspire and empower everyday Australians to accelerate the uptake of sustainable living. This event was the Winner of the City of Melbourne 2012 Award for: Contribution to Sustainability, and last year more than 200,000 people ventured there. The Festival's 'Big Weekend' event at Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne has talks, workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, stalls, films and anything else your environmentally conscious brain could consider.

Where: The Square, Deakin Edge + River Terrace, Federation Square, Melbourne, Vic.
When: 8 - 23 February, 2014. Main Weekend:14 to 16 February, 2014.
Cost: Free entry (some talks & seminars are ticketed).
Click here for more information.


Wired to nature

Thursday, 28 November 2013

We chat to inspirational wildlife photographer Steve Parish about his driving forces, and find there are more similarities than differences between us all.

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