Green schools

The Green Heart Schools program educates and encourages school students to live more sustainably to help create a cleaner and greener Brisbane.

Find Green Heart Schools resources for teachers and students.

Green Heart Schools e-news

Subscribe to the Green Heart Schools e-newsletter for updates on green learning programs, events, activities, competitions and more in schools.

View the latest edition - Green Heart Schools e-news - November 2017.

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Free Native Plants Program

Council offers the Free Native Plants Program to residents, schools, clubs, body corporates and registered community groups to plant within their grounds. 

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Active School Travel program

Council’s Active School Travel program is a behaviour-change program designed to educate and motivate students, parents and teachers to leave the car at home and actively travel to and from school. 

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Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition

Congratulations to the 30 finalists who entered stunning photos to inspire viewers to keep Brisbane clean, green and sustainable.

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Student Environmental Leadership Network

Green Heart Schools' Student Environmental Leadership Network (SELN) is an environment-specific leadership program for Year 10 Brisbane students. Applications are now open for 2018.

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Education at the gardens

Find information about community and school based science, cultural and environmental education lessons, workshops and activities at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.

Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge - World Science Festival Brisbane

The Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge engages hundreds of Year 7 students in an immersive, interactive and future-thinking learning challenge to ensure Brisbane's future water security.

Online games

Council has created several environmental games for you to enjoy and has developed a custom map in Minecraft. 

Green Heart Teacher Professional Development Day

In June 2017, Council was proud to welcome 100 local teachers and educators to the Teacher Professional Development Day.