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To connect through education to advance understandings and actions in relation to environmental and sustainability issues across all communities and education sectors.

AAEE Conference Papers

AAEE 18th Biennial Conference Hobart 2014: Sustainability - Smart Strategies for the 21C
AAEE 2014 Conference Presentations

AAEE 17th Biennial Conference Melbourne 2012: Creating your next Courageous Steps (Next Steps 2012).

The 17th Biennial AAEE 2012 Conference - Creating your next Courageous Steps (Next Steps 2012) -was held at the Sebel Albert Park in St Kilda between September 30th and October 3rd 2012.  Hosted by the Victorian Association for Environmental Education (VAEE), the Victorian chapter of AAEE. VAEE and AAEE engage in activities which strengthen networks and partnerships to further build the capacity of educators to assist schools, tertiary institutions, government and  business to incorporate the sustainable practices into their operations and into their curriculum.  We delivered a conference that both exemplifies and enables courage to take the next step on our Environmental Education journey.

AAEE 2012 Conference Presentations

A special Edition of the AJEE - Volume 29 - Special Issue 01 (Creating our next courageous steps) was dedicated to Professor Frank Fisher of Swinburne University. The VAEE provided a eulogy in the edition in recognition of Franks considerable work and influence of EfS over his life, 1943 - 2012, with humble thanks for all his efforts.

AAEE 16th Biennial Conference Canberra 2010: Leading change - Living for one planet.

The future depends on ecological sustainability this conference challenge economic, social and political assumptions undermining our capacity to act with hope towards a desired future. A fully integrated youth program ensured this conference inspired commitment to personal and collective action to challenge these assumptions.

AAEE 2010 Conference Referred Journal

AAEE 2010 Conference Non Referred Presentations

AAEE 15th Biennial Conference Darwin 2008: Environmental education up the track - Hot topics for our community

Tropical topics, engaging and involving Indigenous Australians and isolated communities across Northern Australia. The Youth Conference, lead by Millennium Kids Inc, connecting youth organisations and groups across the nation using video link ups.

AAEE 2008 Conference Proceedings & Abstracts

AAEE 2008 Referred Journal

2008 AAEE Conferance Non Referred Book1 Please note that this is in 5 parts due to the size of the files.

2008 AAEE Conferance Non Referred Book2

2008 AAEE Conferance Non Referred Book3

2008 AAEE Conferance Non Referred Book4

2008 AAEE Conferance Non Referred Book5

AAEE 14th Biennial Conference Bunbury 2006: Sharing wisdom for our future; Environmental education in action

Bunbury is 2 hours south of Perth the capital of Western Australia at the centre of the biodiversity hotspot in the southwest. This conference incorporated the first Council of Widom groups where elders from the Noongar Community along with elders from the AAEE community debated how to engage with all communities to bring about lasting behavioural changes needed for a shared future. This was also the first conference to have a concurrent Youth Conference incoporated into the structure and was coordinated by Millennium Kids Inc for WA youth.

2006 AAEE Conference Program with Abstracts

2006 AAEE Conference Referred Journal and Non Refereed Journal

AAEE 13th Biennial Conference Adelaide 2004

2004 AAEE Conference Program with Abstracts

2004 AAEE Conference Referred Journal and Non Refereed Journal

AAEE 12th Biennial Conference Brisbane 2002

AAEE 11th Biennial Conference 2000

AAEE 10th Biennial Conference 1998

AAEE 9th Biennial Conference 1996

AAEE 8th Biennial Conference 1994

AAEE 7th Biennial Conference Perth 1992: Linking the Community

AAEE 6th Biennial Conference Adelaide 1990

AAEE 5th Biennial Conference 1988

AAEE 4th Biennial Conference 1986

AAEE 3rd Biennial Conference 1984

AAEE 2nd Biennial Conference 1982

AAEE Inaugural Biennial Conference 1980

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  • January 25, 2016 - AAEE 2016: Call for Abstracts - The AAEE2016 Conference Program Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation at the AAEE2016 meeting in Adelaide. Submissions are sought for papers, posters, workshops, panel discussions and round table presentations. - All abstracts must follow the instructions listed below and be... More →
  • December 20, 2015 - Website Issue Rectified - We are pleased to inform that the website issues experienced for new and existing members has now been fixed.If you haven't already registered for Association membership, now is the time. - You can also email admin@aaee.org.au if you have any queries. - We thank you for your patience and understanding and... More →
  • December 20, 2015 - AAEE December ozEEnews - The DecemberIssue #133of ozEEnews is now out. - In this Issue,we takea look at some of the significant EE events that have occurred throughout the year such as the recent NSW AAEE Conference (p3) and recognises Environmental Educator of the Year Winner, Jem Hansen (p4). We’ve also had representation... More →
  • November 20, 2015 - AAEE Environmental Educator of the Year 2015 - Congratulations to Jem Hansen, recipient of the AAEE Educator of the Year Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Education in Australia 2015. Theaward winner was announced at the National Conference held in New South Wales,29-31 October 2015. Read... More →


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