Green Army

Kwinana Beach

Bridging the Gap has ongoing Green Army programs throughout the year and is for young Australians aged 17-24 interested in protecting the environment, participants vary from school leavers, graduates, Indigenous youth and unemployed job-seekers. In this, they receive accredited training such as Work Readiness, Conservation and Land Management, Heritage Conservation and team members obtain Certificate I or II qualifications or nationally endorsed skills, for future career prospects.

The Green Army supports local environmental action and helps communities deliver important local conservation outcomes, undertake a range such as propagating and planting native seedlings; weed control; revegetation and regeneration of local parks; habitat protection and restoration; improving water quality by cleaning up waterways; revegetation of sand dunes and mangroves; creek bank regeneration; foreshore and beach restoration; construction of boardwalks and walking tracks to protect local wildlife; and cultural heritage restoration.

Programs are being held at our Ngulla Community and Training Facility and in Geraldton and include.

  • Restoration of priority areas in the Chapman and Greenough Rivers - Project 1
  • Restoration of priority areas in the Chapman and Greenough Rivers - Project 2
  • Mid West Estuaries - Creating corridors for wildlife
  • Becher Point and Thompson Lake - General Restoration
  • Yellagona Regional Park - General Restoration
  • People Working Together in the Peel-Harvey Catchment - General Restoration
  • Facts

    • 60000 Trees Planted
    • 25 Hectare of weed mitigation
    • 4 Work for the Dole Projects
    • 63 Participants in Green Army over last 12 months