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What is sustainability?

There is no simple definition of 'sustainability'. 

However, most definitions include:

  • living within the limits of what the environment can provide
  • understanding the many interconnections between economy, society and the environment
  • the equal distribution of resources and opportunities.                                                                                                                                credit:

Teaching resources available from the N.S.W. Office of Environment and Heritage.

Explore a wide range of information and resources to assist with planning, delivering and reviewing environmental and sustainability education activities.

You can use these resources with investigations and projects relevant to your school community, and link them to a variety of curriculum areas across primary and secondary schools.

Each focus area below provides links to teaching resources and student activities.

Landcare is for everyone - watch the new animation, a great stimulus for discussion amongst students