OzGREEN programs connect youth with communities to become leaders of innovative sustainable social change


OzGREEN has won numerous awards for our projects, including the Eureka Prize, Banksia Awards, UN Media Peace Awards and Best Practice Case Study for the Australian Association for Environmental Education (NSW). Selected projects from OzGREEN's 25 year history are shown at the links below:

YOUth LEADing the World


Great Eastern Ranges Initiative

OzGREEN has worked to connect landscapes through our involvement in the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative, a continental scale wildlife connectivity program. As lead partner of the Hunter Regional Partnership we work across the Hunter Valley linking up isolated patches of bushland. This facilitates the safe movement of species across the landscape in response to changing climatic conditions.Great Eastern Ranges Initiative

Read More about the Great Eastern Ranges Initiative in the Hunter Valley

Freshwater High School Project

Winner UN Media Peace Prize 1991. The story of Freshwater High School students stepping up to change their community and care for their local creek after a major pollution event. This journey led teachers Sue and Colin Lennox to establish OzGREEN in 1993.


Participant Stories

OzGREEN's unique approach enables people to innovate sustainability solutions themselves and participants from our programs go on to take leadership roles in their schools, communities and workplaces. Some participant stories that inspire us are shown below: 

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