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Latest Projects Around Australia

A global network of young people taking action to improve our world. It is a youth-led action program that is currently making a difference in more than 140 countries. It builds on Dr. Jane’s legacy and vision of placing the power and responsibility for creating solutions to big challenges in the hands of the young people.
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Jan 2017

Apply Now – National Youth Leadership Council

We are looking for young leaders aged between 16-23 who are ready to lead a movement of young people creating a better world for people, animals and the environment. Our Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is made up of a passionate group of young people from around Australia who are dedicated to making positive change […]

Nov 2016

Check out this Roots & Shoots members You Tube channel

A QLD Roots & Shoots member has started his own You Tube channel to help raise awareness for issues concerning animals, people and our shared environment (APE). In the past year this Roots & Shoots member has implemented a vegetable garden, compost system, native tree planting project and beehive at his school and plans to […]

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Jan 2017

Fig Tree Pocket State School Gully Clean-up!

Congratulations to Fig Tree Pocket State School for starting their first Roots & Shoots project! The amazing environmental student council student has started a project to clean up their school gully, which is overrun with invasive weeds and algae. Thanks to the wonderful Moggill Creek Catchment Group the students have identified what weeds to pull out in the gully and […]