National Adviser Environment
Patrick and Annette work with the Environment Commissioner in each Branch, along with the NYC Environment Representative and other interested members, as the National Environment Team.
- Developing and distributing resources for Scout Groups to assist in implementing environmental activities into their programs;
- Supporting Branch Environment Teams and sharing information across Australia;
- Promoting Scouts’ contributions to the environment within Australia, internationally and with other organisations;
- Developing links and partnerships with other suitable environmental organisations;
- Supporting existing environmental programs such as Landcare, EnviroVent and Clean Up Australia Day in which Scouts are involved;
- Developing new initiatives that encourage Scouts to take an active interest in the natural world and Australia’s unique environment, ecosystems, plants and animals;
- Working with trainers to ensure environment and sustainability considerations are embedded in scout training;
- Encouraging Scouts Australia to embed sustainability and environmental best practice into their programs, operations and events
- Contribute to and learn from international Scout environment initiatives.
Much of these activities and developments are supported through the Scouts Australia Environment Program plan, a collaboration of the National Environment Team.
Please send information and photos about your latest environmental activities, experiences and great programs to Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or share them through the Scouts Australia Environment Program Facebook page.