Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI)

Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI)

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The Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI) is a partnership of the Australian Government and the states and territories that seeks to support schools and their communities to become sustainable.

AuSSI engages participants in a whole-of-school approach, to explore through real-life learning experiences, improvements in a school's management of resources and facilities including energy, waste, water, biodiversity, landscape design, products and materials. It also addresses associated social and financial issues.

The Initiative's vision is for all Australian schools and their communities to be sustainable. Find out about the key elements and resources involved.

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Become an AuSSI School

How to register as an AuSSI school.


Areas of activity - AuSSI is a broad framework incorporating a wide range of activities which help schools and their communities to become more sustainable. Individual schools may choose to focus on certain areas that are of most relevance and interest to their school community.

News and events

For news and information about AuSSI in your local area, please visit your state/territory AuSSI website.