Fostering education for
          a sustainable future

Member Benefits


Promoting environmental education


The Australian Association for Environmental Education Inc. promotes environmental education by:

  • publishing a quarterly newsletter, annual journal and occasional papers and reports
  • conducting a biennial national environmental education conference
  • running professional development workshops and seminars
  • networking between environmental educators
  • working with conservation groups and other bodies
  • lobbying governments and agencies
  • offering an annual travelling scholarship to its members
  • undertaking consultancies.

As an AAEE member, you receive:



Australian Journal of Environmental Education
The Association's annual professional journal presents ideas to stimulate debate about formal, informal and community environmental education teaching and research. Articles include research reports, program evaluation and case studies, reports of projects and teaching practice/techniques, essays on policy and philosophical issues, literature reviews, book reviews and discussions of previous articles.

Quarterly newsletter - ozEEnews
All full members receive an electronic or hard copy of the quarterly newsletter, which contains information about environmental issues, innovations, developments, reviews of books and resources, notices and reports of conferences and meetings.

Special Interest Group Forums
The association has a range of SIG's that enables members with similar interests the opportunity to keep each other up to date with the latest new, research and program development in that area. These include Young People and Citizenship, Teachers and Teacher Education, Early Childhood, Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, Transformative Learning and Research student and early career researchers.

Conference Scholarship Opportunities
There are opportunities available for members to receive a scholarship to attend the Biennial National Environmental Education Conference and other selected events.  These opportunities will be publicised in the Latest News section on the Home Page when they arise.
Two recent recipients of scholarships are Anne Jennings and Barbara Sing.  Click on their names to read about their experiences at the World Environmental Education Congress, held in Brisbane in July 2011.

Membership Application

Membership is renewed annually from October 1. Those joining between July and September receive 15 months membership.
Click here for online membership form or please contact us for more details.