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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 19th Biennial Conference Adelaide 2016

More than 240 sustainability and environmental educators came together for the conference Tomorrow-Making, Our Present to the Future, hosted by the SA chapter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE SA).

Partnerships and Exhibitions Prospectus

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AAEE 18th Biennial Conference Hobart 2014

Sustainability - Smart Strategies for the 21C

AAEE 2014 Conference Papers

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 Papers

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 (PDF)

AAEE 2010 Conference Non Referred Presentations (PDF)

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 Papers

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 Abstract Proceedings (PDF)

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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  • March 31, 2017 - Learning Circle: Wednesday 7 June - Eco Justice and Activism - Wednesday 7 June,4.00-5.30pm EST - Facilitated byAAEE- via teleconference - Dr. Peta White, Dr. Marilyn Palmer, and Dr. Sandra Wooltorton will be offering a conversation and exploration of Eco Justice and Activism. - Join this Learning Circle - Zoom video conferencing from your... More →
  • March 31, 2017 - ozEEnews Issue 138 is out! - The latest issue of ozEEnews,our quarterly member publication is now out! - In this Issue, we focus on how our members within the industry of environmental education ‘Connect and Collaborate’. - Read this Issue - Login on the home page then visit theozEEnews Members Only page. - Happy reading! - Alison... More →
  • June 29, 2016 - Sustainability in Schools - It's time to get started with sustainability - Sustainability is a cross-curriculum priority within the Australian Curriculum. - The Getting Started with Sustainability in Schools website provides all school teachers in Australia with a searchabledatabase of learning resources linked to Australian... More →
  • May 2, 2016 - 9th WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CONGRESS Sept 2017 - Weaving new connections - Vancouver, Canada, 9-15 September 2017. - WEEC 2017 is the 9th congress and will feature the theme of Culture/Environment: Weaving New Connections. - The congress is an international meeting point for everyone working with education for environment and sustainable future or who has... More →


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