These young Australians are leading environmental change in their schools, communities and internationally. They live knowing their everyday action counts and inspire others through their positive choices. The youth advisors have shared their time and experiences to motivate Enviroweek 2016’s secondary program.
Loreto Sustainability Committee Year 11 Rep
"We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better." J.K. Rowling
Environmental Science Student
"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” Sir David Attenborough
Student, Youth Activist, Radio Presenter
It’s together that we create change. when we all do little actions we create a movement of change, like a pebble thrown into water, the effects ripple. I’m passionate about protecting our future. As youth, we face the effects of the problem, that's why it’s important to start now.
Competitive Big Mountain Skier and National Geographic Young Explorer
"What kind of world are we gonna leave our sons 'n daughters, if we've cut down all the trees and polluted all the waters?" Rime Knits
Environmental educator, blogger, international public speaker and Aus UNEP Rep
I'm optimistic our global community can make positive changes required for a cleaner, smarter and sustainable future.
Our generation is the future custodian of this world. I want to inspire action while we still can.