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Sustainable Minerals Institute

The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4067

The Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland (UQ) a world leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge-based solutions to the sustainability challenges of the global minerals industry.

Our purpose is to develop practical solutions to the challenges of operating sustainably in the resources sector.

We have a unique inter-disciplinary approach including expertise in engineering, science and the social sciences.

Our expertise which comes from experience across the research, government and industry sectors is genuinely independent and objective.

Our work covers all facets of the life of mine from geology, to minerals extraction, water management issues, minerals processing, workplace health and safety, mine rehabilitation and community engagement.

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Arc Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4810

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies undertakes world-best integrated research for sustainable use and management of coral reefs.

Funded in July 2005 under the Australian Research Council Centres of Excellence program this prestigious research centre is headquartered at James Cook University, in Townsville. The Centre is a partnership of James Cook University (JCU), the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The Australian National University (ANU), the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Western Australia (UWA).

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Perth College

31 Lawley Crescent, Mount Lawley WA 6050

Founded in 1902, Perth College is an Anglican school in Perth offering Day and Boarding opportunities for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding available from Year 7. 

Perth College is the oldest independent Anglican girls’ school in Western Australia with over 115 years educating remarkable women. The School aims to engage body, mind, heart and spirit of each student and it is these principles, which have contributed to the School’s reputation of offering a holistic education and diverse opportunities.

During 2012, Perth College launched InsideOut, the first sequential self-leadership programme in Western Australian schools. Providing opportunities for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12 the learning opportunities will be provided in a range of workshops, seminars, experiential learning and self-leadership opportunities. This is to reflect the girls inner development to outer excellence, which will provide students with the skills to lead themselves; to cope with challenges; to be more resilient; become stronger; more capable, whilst also giving the girls real skills to make a difference in society, which will also benefit overall academic performance. A key aspect of InsideOut is our collaboration with the University of Western Australia (UWA), who is undertaking a research project to evaluate the quantitative difference of self-leadership training, which will provide us with measurable outcomes.

At Perth College, students are provided with a Personal Learning Device (PLD) granting them access to significant learning technologies. The PLD is considered to be the student's mobile classroom. The School has invested in state-of-the-art infrastructure including wireless technology, smart boards, industry standard and educational software and systems. These technologies in conjunction with traditional classroom best practices provide our girls with a 21st Century education.

The School is renowned for its teaching staff, they are leaders in their field through trial and implementation of the new courses of study and the Australian Curriculum. Students rate our teachers as one of the benefits of attending the School as they are compassionate, caring and develop strong relationships.

The Perth College Boarding House is home to 100 girls and prides itself on its warmth and 'home away from home' environment with a unique rural feel.  A feature of a Perth College boarding education is the On Board programme. It is designed to teach our girls more about themselves, to develop self-esteem, to appreciate and experience the ways in which they can contribute to their immediate and wider community and ultimately how to lead by example and manage senior roles of leadership in preparation for life beyond Perth College.

To discuss enrolment opportunities for your daughter contact Enrolments Director, Judy Parker, on 08 9471 2104 or email

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Griffith School of Environment

Griffith University 170 Kessels Road, Nathan QLD 4111

Griffith School of Environment offers an extensive field of study across all aspects of environmental studies and natural sciences including

  • architecture
  • biology
  • ecology
  • environmental science
  • marine science
  • urban and environmental planning

Our world-leading programs are preparing tomorrow's environmental experts, troubleshooters and visionaries - those who will care for the planet while building exciting careers as environmental and natural scientists, engineers and planners.

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Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre

Upper Fort St, Millers Point NSW 2000

Observatory Hill EEC is part of a state-wide network of Environmental Education Centres, which are run by the NSW Department of Education and Training. All Environmental Education Centres in NSW provide support and advice to teachers and school communities to assist them in integrating environmental education objectives across all key learning areas, as well as support for the implementation of the environmental education policy for schools.

Observatory Hill Environmental Education Centre is able to cater for fieldwork and special projects supporting most key learning areas. We provide a special focus on:

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Creative Arts
  • Design and Technology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Society and its Environment
  • Science
  • Mathematics
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TAFE Western

1587 Forest Road, Orange NSW 2800

TAFE Western is committed to fostering social and economic development by providing innovative and relevant training aligned to job opportunities and community needs.

TAFE NSW Western Institute is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which manages 24 colleges and more than 34,000 student enrolments each year. More than 500 courses are offered and a flexible approach to delivery incorporates recognition for prior learning, online and distance learning, workplace delivery and assessment.

In meeting its mission TAFE Western services an area covering more than half of New South Wales, taking in the Central West, North Western and Far West regions, including some of the most isolated and remote communities in Australia. An advanced communication network unites the region with electronic file sharing, Internet communication and video conferencing.

TAFE Western focuses on the important geographic, economic and social attributes of its region and is achieving real employment outcomes for a changing and diverse community, supporting economic development and ensuring all segments of the community have the opportunity to participate in education and training.

TAFE Western has a well earned reputation for delivering innovative and hands-on training that meets national standards and industry expectations.

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office for Environmental Programs

Ground Floor, Walter Boas Building (163) The University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3052

The Graduate Environmental Program (GEP) is an innovative postgraduate course offered at the University of Melbourne, Australia. We offer a Postgraduate Certificate in Environment, a Postgraduate Diploma in Environment, and the Master of Environment (M.Env) degree (1-year or 2-year), which is generally taken over one or two years, although study is available full and part time. Students are free to design their own course with our assistance, or to pursue a number of specialist fields of study in everything from international development to energy efficiency.

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Department of Resource Management and Geography - The University of Melbourne

Building 142, The University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3052

The merging of the School of Resource Management from MSLE and Geography staff from the Arts Faculty in 2008 resulted in the creation of the Department of Resource Management and Geography. Combining disciplines in Geography, Resource Management, and Horticulture, our expertise lies in investigating the complex processes that shape our world by combining the study of the physical and social sciences, and considering the impact of existing systems on the environment and people.

We are tackling some of the planet’s most pressing issues, including: Green infrastructure in cities; Impacts of green spaces on human health; Risks to human security, hunger, conflict and water stress; Effects of climate change on trees and landscapes; Interactions between society, policy and climate science; Political ecology of natural resource management; the magnitude and loss of global biodiversity; and the experience of public and private spaces in the inner city.

Burnley and horticulture are synonymous in Victoria and our researchers are located at both the Burnley and Parkville Campuses. In 2011, the Department reaches the milestone of 120 years of horticulture at Burnley, while 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of Geography at the University.

Our research activity draws on the expertise of our academics, specializing in the areas of cultural geography, ecology, geomorphology, horticulture, human geography, hydrology and environmental studies. Such diversity of expertise supports collaboration in existing and innovative research projects, provides excellent supervision, and may extend your academic network to include relevant partnerships.

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Department of forest and Ecosystem Science

University of Melbourne Water Street, Creswick VIC 3363

Australia’s largest teaching, research and development department dedicated to forests, forest products and forested landscapes, the Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science (DFES) comprises more than 50 scientists working from the molecular to the ecosystem level.

In 1910 demand for locally trained experts with an understanding of Australian conditions shaped the development of a school of forest studies at Creswick. Over the past century, issues covered by forest and ecosystem sciences have evolved and are still at the forefront of public debate and societal relevance.

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Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre

Whitmore Rd, , Maraylya NSW 2765

Longneck Lagoon Environmental Education Centre is located in Scheyville National Park, 12km north of Windsor. The National Park comprises 952 hectares of remnant Cumberland Plain Woodland including a 17 hectare freshwater lagoon. There are three endangered species of flora and over 160 species of birds recorded in the National Park making it a significant conservation area for flora and fauna in the Sydney basin.

Facilities at the centre include an office, classroom, a kitchen equipped for camp catering, staff and student toilets and showers, a camping area and low ropes elements.

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Tropical Institute Cairns

Level 1, 85 Lake Street,, Cairns QLD 4870

Tropical Institute provides International and Domestic students with a high quality, focused and friendly educational (Nationally Accredited Business and Marketing Programs) experience in the heart of Australia’s most environmentally beautiful region - Cairns.

The Institute is located right in the heart of Cairns city on the first floor of a modern building complex and includes theory classrooms, a computer lab, private study areas, secure lockers and free wireless internet access. It is an intimate, secure and safe campus where you will quickly get to know the other students as well as the friendly, supportive and highly qualified staff.

We are passionate about helping you get to where you want to go, whether it be into a job or a study pathway into an Australian TAFE or University.

The Institute has a carefully chosen team of trainers/assessors to help support our students, including administration staff and counsellors as well as a Pathway Advisors on site to assist students in their career planning.

We look forward to meeting you and sharing our stunning environment while helping you achieve success in your chosen learning and development pathway.


Hazelwood Road, Traralgon VIC 3844


Hazelwood Road, Traralgon VIC 3844


Bankstown Civic Tower, 66-72 Rickard Road, Bankstown NSW 2200
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Environment Protection Authority

Citadel Towers, 799 Pacific Highway, Chatswood NSW 2067


40 Dixon Drive, Holder ACT 2611
MOBILE: 018 628 431


Centenary Building, University of Tasmania, Grosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay TAS 7005
The ACE CRC provides a focus for Australia’s national effort to understand Antarctica and Southern Ocean processes and their role in regional and global climate change. It brings together a wealth of national and international interests in Antarctic and Southern Ocean research, with two major areas of focus: The sustainable management of Antarctic marine ecosystem resources; The role of the Southern Ocean in moderating global climate processes and their impacts on Australia and its neighbours.


PMB 3, Salisbury SA 5108
The CRC for Water Quality and Treatment is helping the Australian water industry produce high quality water at an affordable price. Its research program links health risk assessment with important water quality, water management and water treatment technology issues. CRC participants combine expertise in epidemiology, toxicology, risk assessment, ecology, genetics, microbiology, microbial physiology, reservoir hydrology, water chemistry, water treatment technology and systems modelling, and social science.