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