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Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from community members to volunteer in being a part of the Peel River Riparian Rehabilitation Pollution Prevention Program.


Assist in the regeneration of the Peel River by undertaking weed removal, erosion stabilization, installing rubbish traps, litter collection and planting native species. Volunteers will report to Tamworth Regional Council’s Environmental Health Officers. 

  • Participate in the restoration of the Peel River and create healthy habitat for flora and fauna.
  • Learn to identify exotic plant species and the methods to remove them from an area.
  • Learn to identify native plant species and how to support them.
  • Support the conservation of the local environment.
  • Work in a cooperative team environment with like-minded individuals.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedure and Safety Requirements.
  • Comply with Tamworth Regional Council’s Code of Conduct and Confidentiality Policy. 
  • Follow instructions provided by Council staff.
  • Be physically fit and able to undertake tasks. 
  • Participate to your best capacity. 
  • Provide the following Personal Protective Equipment;
    - Long-sleeved shirt
    - Long pants
    - Wide-brim hat
    - Eye protection (sun glasses)
    - Steel toe work boots
  • Provide water and food for personal use.
  • Assist in the planting of native flora species.
  • Assist in the removal and disposal of exotic flora species in an environmentally satisfactory manner.
  • Assist in maintaining data relating to exotic species and native species at the site.
  • Assist in light construction works.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the site.
  • Assist in maintaining a presentable work site.
  • Alert any perceived hazards to the relevant supervisor.
  • Participate positively in the team environment.
  • Prioritise the safety of yourself and team members when undertaking tasks.
Desirable Requirements
  • Possess any interest in the environment and conservation.
  • Be willing to participate and physically capable.

Please register your interest below and we will be in contact.

*Volunteers will be required to provide a medical clearance. Further details are available on request.

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