Multi-stakeholder partnering arrangements already successfully achieve improved outcomes - some are showcased in the Partnering for a Sustainable Environment statement, and others are provided on this page. The scale, complexity and interconnectedness of the challenges we face mean we need to work with new and different partners, and in new ways. We want to build on these examples and we hope they provide you with inspiration for your own partnering idea.
We would like to feature more partnering case studies over time. Get in touch with the Partnerships Team if you have an example that would help show the breadth of partnership models, what partnering looks like in practice and what’s possible to achieve by reimagining how we work together.
Aboriginal Carbon Foundation and Centre for Appropriate Technology
‘The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation in partnership with the Centre for Appropriate Technology is working to build holistic wealth for Traditional Owners through Indigenous-led verification of carbon credits.
Department partners with Australian Environment Grantmakers Network on donation trends
‘A Decade of Donations for the Environment’ report was produced in partnership, as a means of supporting the information needs of funders, members and the wider community, and highlights the work being done to protect our environment.
Greening Australia and Woodside partner for native biodiversity
Greening Australia’s years of experience in landscape restoration, partner with Woodside’s capacity and knowledge in developing projects at scale, to unlock barriers to a sustainable carbon market.
Australia Post Revamp Network
The Revamp Network is a cross-sector collaboration with the primary purpose of increasing industry awareness and leadership around the circular economy in Australia.
The Ian Potter Conservatory at the Australian National Botanic Gardens
The Ian Potter National Conservatory is a co-funding partnership to develop a key new attraction to the Australian National Botanic Gardens.
Parks Australia partnering with Google
The Google trekker partnership aims to document 360 degree footage of the red crab migration at Christmas Island National Park to raise awareness of this ecological phenomenon through open access on Google.
10 Deserts Project
The 10 Deserts Project is an Indigenous-led partnership across Australia’s desert country that aims to build the environmental resilience of Australia’s deserts, improve Indigenous social and economic well-being and develop a strong Indigenous voice for the desert.
Warru recovery program
This partnership brings together contemporary science, practical on-ground threat management and traditional Anangu ecological knowledge to recover warru populations.
Project Catalyst - preserving the Great Barrier Reef for 10 years
Project catalyst is an enduring partnership to help reduce the impact of agricultural runoff on the Great Barrier Reef.
Australia's first road built with soft plastics, glass and toner
Downer, Hume City Council, Close the Loop, Sustainability Victoria and RED Group have been working in partnership to build the first ever Australian road with soft plastics, glass and toner.
Understanding the value of conservation on private agricultural land
A large research collaboration is aiming to understand and measure the value of conservation initiatives on private agricultural land.