Plants of Capricornia
Volunteer at Capricorn
Council depends on volunteers, who
contribute in a variety
are some of the ways that you can help:
To join CCC see our Contact Us page
for a Membership Form
- All of our management committee are volunteers. Most of
full time jobs, but are able to give a few hours per week to set
priorities and give overall direction. Committee members are elected at
the AGM in June each year.
- If you are interested in learning about the variety of
that CCC deals with, you can be included in the committee
email list, and contribute to the discussion and policy development.
Single Issue advocate,
- Use your interest in a particular environmental issue to delve into
the background and produce valuable information for CCC.
Single Issue advocate,
- If you wish to take the research role further, there is an
opportunity to be nominated
by the committee to be CCC's spokesperson on that issue.
- There is always a great need for issues to be brought to public
attention and a good way is via 'letters to the editor' in the local
- Do you have an idea for an environmental
project? We don't have any magic sources of funding
but project applications to funding bodies often have a better
chance of acceptance if promoted under the CCC
banner as a community exercise rather than an individual effort.
However all successful projects need a "driver" to take them from start
- From time to time CCC runs events such as the World Environment Day,
Walk Against Warming, etc. Volunteers to help
with these events. Let the coordinator know that you would
to be involved.
Head Under Water
CCC support the Community Coastcare program 'Head
Water' which is sponsored by the Fitzroy Basin Association and
coordinated by Alison Jones (CQU) and Scott Gardner. This
community-based monitoring program seeks to involve suitably qualified
local volunteers in scientific reef mapping and monitoring. Volunteers
must have a minimum of PADI Rescue diver certification, Elements of
shipboard safety certificate of competency, Radio operators
certificate, current commercial dive medical and their own dive gear.
Preference is given to volunteers who are available during the week at
short notice. If this is you, contact Dr Alison Jones