Green Army

The Green Army programme provides skills, training and experience to 17 to 24 years olds to improve their employment prospects by working in environmental projects that focus on restoring natural and heritage areas.

Council and community groups have collaborated with the Australian Government to deliver a number of projects across the region since 2015. 

Green Army projects

Burpengary Creek Riparian and Floodplain Ecosystems Restoration

Burpengary Creek Riparian and Floodplain Ecosystems Restoration Project
Summary The project restored natural areas of the 18-hectare site of Moreton bay Regional Council’s Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre.
Project sponsor Friends of CREEC Inc.
Project status Completed

Construction of Bird Hide and Revegetation of Lagoon at Griffin Queensland

Construction of Bird Hide and Revegetation of Lagoon at Griffin Queensland Project
Summary This project will create additional wetland habitat and construct a bird hide.
Project sponsor Bunya Community Environmental Association Inc.
Project status Ongoing 

Ecological Restoration of South Pine River at Uralba Park and Undambi Reserve

Ecological Restoration of South Pine River Project
Summary This project focused on the restoration of the South Pine River through eradication of weeds, bank stabilisation and the planting of local native plants.
Project sponsor Moreton Bay Regional Council
Project status Completed

Environmental enhancement of Northlakes Environmental Reserve

Environmental enhancement of Northlakes Environmental Reserve Project
Summary The project eradicated weeds within the Northlakes Environmental Reserve.
Project sponsor Mango Hill and North Lakes Environmental Group
Project status Completed

Hays Inlet Habitat Restoration

Hays Inlet Habitat Restoration Project
Summary This project will reduce threats to biodiversity within Hays Inlet by restoring wetland and coastal bushland habitat.
Project sponsor Redcliffe Environment Forum Inc. 
Project status Ongoing

Restoration and Preservation of Woorim Beach and Buckley's Hole

Restoration and Preservation of Woorim Beach and Buckley's Hole Project
Summary This project will rehabilitate the Woorim Beach dune systems and restore Buckley's Hole by planting with local native species and controlling weeds.
Project sponsor Moreton Bay Regional Council collaborating with Bribie Island Environmental Protection Assoc. Inc, Friends of Woorim Beach and Wallum Action Group
Project status Ongoing

South Pine River Complex Ecological Restoration

South Pine River Complex Ecological Restoration Project
Summary This project involved staged ecological reconstruction including managing weeds and revegetating the native riparian vegetation along the adjacent South Pine River.
Project sponsor Moreton Bay Regional Council
Project status Completed

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