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NSW DPI – Careers in Primary Industries

Interested in reducing world poverty, starting your own business, innovative technology, travel, research & development? The range of careers available in food and fibre industries are endless. Check out the NSW DPI Careers in Primary industries page for staff profile and career possibilities playlists, career pathways information and careers cards. Read more…

Greenlife Careers

A career in the greenlife industry means you will meaningfully contribute to creating liveable cities, healthy environments and protecting the future of food security in Australia. Read more…

Where might a Career in Red Meat Processing take you? – Australian Curriculum Aligned (Years 9-10)

The unit explores the ‘paddock to plate’ pathways that are available for the students consideration. Students undertake virtual tours provided by a selection of meat processing companies, butcher shops, and supermarkets, and discover the ‘paddock to plate’ pathways that may assist in career decision-making. Read more…

Working as a Forester – Australian Curriculum Aligned (Years 3-6)

Students will understand that Foresters are scientists who work in forests to ensure a more sustainable future. Students will build an understanding of a Forester’s job and how people use forests.  Students will investigate protection areas around streams, habitat trees, rainforests, threatened species, recreation and heritage sites. Read more…

What do you do? People working in the forestry industry – Australian Curriculum Aligned (Years 5-6)

This lesson will encourage students to learn about the types of work people do in the forest industry. Students will read interview transcripts and create and film a roleplay about the role of an Aboriginal Heritage Officer and a Forest Ecologist. This lesson will encourage students to learn about the types of work people do in the forest industry. Students will read interview transcripts and create and film a roleplay about the role of an Aboriginal Heritage Officer and a Forest Ecologist.  Read more…

Careers in Grain Career Pathways

Find where you fit in the grains industry, the fastest growing industry in Western Australia, with this accessible broad overview guide to career pathways. Read more…

Where can a career in horticulture lead?

This resource is a video chat with Sue Bampton, who studied Horticulture II in the late 80’s then a certificate in horticulture in the early 90’s. She now runs a very successful landscape business. Learn how she set up a pathway through Horticulutre to become a successful small businesswoman. Read more...

Girls in STEM Toolkit (The GiST)

Let’s bust some myths about Girls in STEM. The GiST provides resources to inspire and inform girls, schools and families in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Explore activities, resources, case studies, lessons, study pathways and careers. Read more…

Soil Science Careers – Australian Curriculum Aligned (Years 7-10)

In this activity students explore several soil science careers and how people working in a variety of
environmental management careers use soil science in their work. Soil science offers meaningful and
rewarding career options which often intersect with other sciences such as ecology, hydrology and
forensics. Read more…

Agriculture a career for everyone: High school resources – Australian Curriculum Aligned (Years 9-10)

The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has developed six curriculum packages to help students explore the tasks, activities and careers in agriculture. The packages have been developed for primary school students in years nine to ten. Each package aligns with the requirements of one or more elements of the Australian Curriculum. Read more…