Action Tracker

What Can I Do?

You can read about all the good deeds in the world - but it's much more fun to get out there and do them! You can make a change yourself!


We have compiled a list of ideas just to get you going. Try these eco activities - share them with your family and friends. Rate your progress. Be honest so you know what you can work on.


From waste, water and energy to what you eat and what you buy - it's all about taking action, these little things all add up. Give them a go at home and at school and encourage your friends - we can all make a difference!


Project Ideas

So you already pick up rubbish and turn the tap off? We think you're ready for a bigger challenge! Jumpstart your own project today. Planning is easy. If you can dream it you can do it. Whether it is to help your family, school or community cut peak ...

Become an inventor

Become an inventor

Are you creative? Do you like technical challenges? Watch out world, here comes another budding inventor! There are hea...

Be frog friendly

Be frog friendly

Find out what species of frogs are native to your local area. Build a pond in your school or backyard to help breed more...

Volunteer to help others

Volunteer to help others

The best things in life really are free like being kind and helpful to others by volunteering your skills. Some people r...


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Everyday Ideas

It is ok if you or your friends can't take on a huge world changing project in Term 3. It is the little things that all add up. Have a go at some of these easy things you can do every day to make a difference in your backyard, your community and your ...

Ask a park ranger

Ask a park ranger

Invite a park ranger to tell you more about what's living in your backyard. See how you can protect your local endangere...

Jot down emergency numbers

Jot down emergency numbers

Equip yourself by creating a list of important emergency numbers for your fridge. Add them to your parent's mobile phone...

Join Witness King Tides

Join Witness King Tides

Sign up for 'Witness King Tides'. Join mum, dad or friends to take photos when big tides hit our coasts at www.witnesski...


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Fantastic Facts

Australians use approximately four times more energy per person than the world average (

Most of our energy sources originate from the sun

The North Queensland coast is one of the wettest places in Australia

It takes 125 recycled plastic milk bottles to manufacture a 140 litre wheelie bin from recycled plastic

95% less energy is needed to make aluminium from used cans rather than from raw materials

Transport is responsible for 15 percent of Australia's greenhouse pollution - second only to coal fired electricity

230,000 homes can be powered by the world's largest wind farm in Texas, USA. That's the entire population of the Northern Territory.

With an estimated population of only 30 to 40 in the wild, endangered Gilbert's potoroo is one of our rarest mammals

Extra load in the car increases fuel consumption. Empty out anything you don't need to cart around.

Standby energy is the power used by an appliance when it seems to be turned off but energy is till  being used to run led light or a clock. It accounts for 10% of a home's energy use, costing Australians $950 million a year and tons of CO2.

There are over 2000 Museums in Australia!

It takes 10 litres of water to make just one 4A sheet of paper

There are 1300 critically endangered grey nurse sharks on Australia's east coast

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The Diary

The Diary

Learning about environmental problems and what part our actions play in them is important so that we can make wise choices in how we live our lives. Find out what you can do right now that will make a difference forever!


The Green Lane Diary is a curriculum linked education program designed by environmental educators to help 8-13 year old children become aware of the stresses our planet confronts and how sustainable living can make a difference.

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Green Land Diary - a Greencross Australia project

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