We design and deliver creative and engaging behaviour change and community development programs
An engaged community underpins everything
Green Skills is committed to grassroots participation in the creation of a sustainable future.
Our thirty year legacy of successful projects shows how an informed and engaged community can make a real difference.
Green Skills shares experiences to build understanding through hands-on workshops, community engagement activities, festivals, expos, arts projects and field trips.
Green Skills is committed to providing employment and educational opportunities for disadvantaged people.
Education and Engagement
Green Skills works with organisations and agencies to design and deliver effective behaviour change programs.
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Green Skills is committed to a zero waste future, where people buy less and resources are continually re-used, re-purposed and recycled.
Events and Projects
Green Skills showcases our vision for a sustainable future through events such as the Great Southern Sustainable Living Festival, Festival of Birds, and sustainability expos.
Come along to Green Skills Albany 2-4pm on Saturday 25th August 2018 to hear Joanna McCluskey talking about why you should make nourishing bone broth and what to put in it. Homemade broth is good for gut and bone health. We'll make and taste broth, share recipes and...
Sydney Golden Wattle is one of the most invasive woody weeds in the Albany region. Without control it will overwhelm entire tracts of native vegetation. It is in full bloom at the moment and therefore very easy to identify. The Kalgan River Stewards is a local...
As part of the Gondwana Wetlands program, Green Skills and the local Gillamii Centre organised a lake foreshore re-vegetation and wetland restoration project on the Lehmann farm, near Cranbrook on Thursday 26th July 2018. Forty two enthusiastic students and four...
We are animals, we eat, we love, we fight, we poo, we feel. We dress it up to appear that we are above nature and our natures. A butterfly is more beautiful, it does not destruct as it goes. My eye is drawn to a piece of plastic rubbish cast aside at the edge of camp...
Denmark Tip Shop continues to be a great place for volunteers to keep themselves engaged and active in the community, doing great work for the environment. Green Skills welcomes ongoing applications to be involved with the Denmark Tip Shop as a volunteer.
Report from WA Landcare Network Forum By Basil Schur On Friday 20th July he WA Landcare Network held a members and Stake-holders forum at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre. Around 90 people attended the event. The Welcome to Country by Marie Taylor, a Whadjuk...
Green Skills tackles the waste issue of Fast Fashion with Slow Fashion Workshops Anyone remember War on Waste's giant mound of clothing, piled in a Sydney shopping mall? That's 6000kg of textiles that go to landfill every 10 minutes. Good Sammy is just not equipped to...
Join us for our inaugural Permaculture Spring Gathering in Albany. Bring your curiosity, questions, ideas, designs, ponderings, success stories, cuttings, surplus, challenges and enthusiasm for an interactive event discussing all things Permaculture related in the...
New YouTube films highlight cultural importance of two south coast wetlands Green Skills has recently produced two short YouTube films documenting Noongar Elders, Carol Pettersen and Eugene Eades, visiting culturally significant wetlands east of Albany.The films...
Wilson Wetlands Action Group (WWAG) has utilised the services offered by Green Skills Ecojobs Environmental Personnel for a number of years on our varied projects within Canning River Regional Park.
The office staff are helpful and efficient in dealing with bookings and staffing requests when we contact them. Field staff are punctual and arrive ready to start the tasks of the day. They are professional and understand the complexities of working within fragile conservation areas. With background and interest in the work staff are often able to offer constructive input which contributes to the successful outcome of the project.
Wilson Wetlands Action Group
With passion and knowledge regarding local issues, Green Skills has assisted WICC to achieved measurable benefits to the biodiversity throughout the catchment area.
Their team communication skills and ability to deliver timely project management with measurable outcomes is second to none in our region. I have no doubt that WICC and Green Skills will continue their excellent working relationship into the future.
Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee
‘South Coast Learn For Life’ Program.
Green Skills took a lead role encouraging and facilitating opportunities for local people to share their passions, skills and knowledge and develop their own facilitating skills. It is always a pleasure to work with an organisation that has the systems and the flexibility to act quickly and respond to opportunities that understand, develop and enhance regional community living in ways that that embrace diversity, people, community and environment. We truly look forward to working creatively and collaboratively into the future.
The Shire of Denmark acknowledges the contribution of Green Skills, as a reputable community not-for-profit organisation, in providing environmental services and training for the betterment of the Denmark community and beyond in working towards a sustainable future.
Shire of Denmark
Emerging Community Leadership Program’ for the Department of Regional Development,
Green Skills have brought significant experience in facilitating community engagement and supporting our leadership for sustainability initiatives. With their extensive network of regional contacts across southern WA, they helped us to recruit program participants, and to co-facilitate the program’s adult-learning workshops. The program received positive feedback from program participants and its success was, in no small measure, due to the expertise and support that Louise and Dawn brought to this project.
Ecojobs Services have been excellent, with works attended to and completed on time, to a high standard and within the quoted budget. The personnel are reliable, professional and prompt when working for the City. We have no hesitation in recommending Ecojobs for similar scope of works and looks forward to continuing to work with Green Skills services into the future.
City of Cockburn
Green Skills have provided services including manual and chemical weed control, Fire Access Way maintenance, pruning, watering, lake and bushland litter removal and cleanups. More recently they have provided temporary personnel under the WALGA preferred supplier contract. Their performance has always been to a high standard in a range of tasks.
The personnel they have available are at or above the required level of knowledge, training and skills for the works requested. Their Team Leaders are professional and communication and administration requirements have at all times been to a high standard. I highly recommend Green Skills Inc based on my experience with them.
Supervisor – Natural Areas
City of Joondalup
Get In Touch
|(08) 9360 6667|
|Campus Drive, Environmental Technology Centre (ETC), Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150|
|(08) 9842 1334|
38 Graham Street, (cnr Barker Road) Centennial Park, Albany WA 6330
|(08) 9848 3310|
PO Box 577 Denmark WA 6333