Environmental & animal management

In the environmental and animal management sector, businesses and organisations provide goods and services in the areas of:

  • Environmental management and protection
  • Parks and gardens
  • Waste management and recycling
  • Animal care and management
  • Pest management

Associations, peak bodies & government organisations

Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.

Australian Conservation Foundation
Australian Industry Greenhouse Network 
Australian Veterinary Association
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (Victoria)
EPA Victoria
National Pest Management Association
Parks Victoria
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia
Zoo and Aquarium Association

Career profiles

Find out about the types of jobs that people do in the environmental and animal management industries.

Name: Claire

Teresa, 33

Public relations officers plan, develop, put into place and evaluate information and communication strategies that present the organisation to the public, clients and other stakeholders. They also promote good information flows within the organisation. Read more.

Kylie, 28

Frank, 34

Dan, 26

If you don't fancy interacting with reptiles, amphibians, and insects on a daily basis, then Alan's job is not for you.
Chris is a ranger at the Ballarat Wildlife and Reptile Park. Find out how he got there.
To be a vet you will need to be bright, energetic, compassionate, flexible and service oriented. What always takes new vets by surprise is how much people-work there is, what they don't realise is that you have to work with the client to get to the pet. Find our more.
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