“I joined the Green Army because its chance to look after our country”

Felicity is based in Laura, which is roughly two hours inland from Cooktown. She is one of our remarkable Green Army Team Supervisors that helps lead our Mary Valley and Thenacull teams to success.

We sat down with Felicity and asked her what she loved about the Green Army:

What do you enjoy the most about the Green Army and Campbell Page?
“Living in a remote indigenous community has proven hard for locals to gain employment. Campbell Page has given us all an opportunity to work and it has been great that Campbell Page have provided so many people and youths an opportunity to be employed, which in return has shown people their self-worth and dignity.”

What have you learnt from the Green Army?
“The Green Army has given us the opportunity to work with the land we all love to help protect our nature and wildlife. It has provided us with the knowledge on how to look after our Country without having to be a qualified Ranger.”

Why did you want to be a part of the Green Army?
“I wanted to join the Green Army because, its chance to look after our country. It is great that the programme is based in remote locations as it has given our community a chance to learn and grow without having to relocate”
The Green Army is a hands-on, practical environmental action programme that supports local environmental and heritage conservation projects across Australia. It is an Australian Government Programme for young people aged 17–24 years who are interested in protecting their local environment. Participants receive an allowance and gain practical skills, training and experience in environmental and conservation fields.

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