AAEE NSW Net Zero by 2022 Plan

This report outlines a plan for AAEE NSW to move rapidly to net zero emissions. It sets an ambitious target – to be net zero by 2022, reviews the association’s carbon emissions footprint from its activities in 2019/20 and identifies a set of actions for the different areas where the association can reduce their carbon emissions.

Plan prepared by Lynn Delgado – Low Carbon ConsultingRead more


2021 NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Announcement!

Lisa and Costa

Each year, the overall NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Award is presented to one person who has made an exemplary contribution to the field of environmental education. It had been a long wait for some of our award winners, as the announcement for overall award winner was held until the conference, as is the tradition, which then had to be postponed until this year due to Covid.

So we were thrilled to finally share that announcement at our dinner function for the 35th...Read more


NEW from AAEE NSW – Change the Climate Story Online Training

Would you like to help change the climate narrative in your workplace or community from one of despair to one of hope for the better world a regenerative future will bring? Did you know that you don’t have to be working on a climate change project to change the climate story?

Every environmental problem is connected in some way to climate change, so we all have a unique opportunity to integrate positive climate messaging into our day-to-day stakeholder & community engagement....Read more


2021 NSW Environmental Education Awards Winners and Highly Commended

Overall NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Award
The Award is presented to one person who has made an exemplary contribution to the field of environmental education.

WINNER - NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Award: 

Lisa Siegel

(Tertiary Educator of the Year and Community Educator of the Year - see details below)


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2021 Environmental Education Awards

We are pleased to welcome nominations for this year's Environmental Education Awards for NSW. We have an exciting new award for Business of the Year through our Sustainability Connect network. Nominations for all awards are due by 10 October and award recipients will be celebrated on 18th November. See more details and nominate someone here!Read more

National Australian Sustainability Education Survey

This survey is for front-line teachers to complete. Please take a few minutes to support sustainability education in Australia. Your experiences and wealth of knowledge are important and will help inform the future of environmental education. We wish to undertake a health check and ask educators how well sustainability is taught...Read more

AAEE NSW Climate Emergency Response

In October 2019 the Australian Association for Environmental Education, NSW Chapter (AAEE NSW) declared a climate emergency.

In response to the climate emergency all of AAEE NSW business, activities and decision-making will now address the climate emergency.


Support and collaborate with environmental educators and climate advocates to communicate a hopeful and inspiring vision of the regenerative future

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Join our Team: Project Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience in communications and sustainability education and the ability to work independently under the guidance of a voluntary Executive Committee. The AAEE NSW Project Officer will be required to oversee communications, support operations and contribute to a range of other association activities. For full details view the EOI, which includes contacts for further information. Responses are due 11.59pm on Friday 25 June.Read more

2020 NSW Environmental Education Award Winners Announced!

Seaforth Public School win TMO award

We were thrilled to celebrate our 2020 NSW Environmental Education Awards during an online event on 5 November. AAEE NSW Patron, Costa Georgiadis and The Hon. Matt Kean MP, Minister for Energy and Environment lent their support to the event and over 60 people joined in online to hear the winners announced.

Watch a special video message from Costa here

Watch the Minister's announcement of the...Read more

Brand New, Free Climate Communication Guide!

Would you like to have positive conversations about the climate crisis that encourage and inspire others to be part of the solutions?

Do you want to feel more positive about our future in the face of climate uncertainty?

Would you like to feel more confident talking about the climate crisis with your colleagues, friends or family?

Do you care about the climate crisis and our future and want to do more?

If you answered yes to any...Read more

Gould League scholarship winner embraces forest therapy

AAEE NSW is excited to announce that Tanya Leishman, specialist teacher at Seaforth Public School, is our 2020 Gould League Scholarship winner.

Since starting at Seaforth Public School at the end of 2018, Tanya has redesigned the school Kitchen Garden program from just food garden learning, to an embedded, holistic sustainability program focusing on food production, Indigenous perspectives, waste and biodiversity providing authentic sustainability learning experiences through a series...Read more