Together we are conserving our ecosystems, maintaining clean water, fighting pollution, and protecting our biodiversity- for a brighter greener future.

Established by trailblazers of the Australian environment movement in 1972, Total Environment Centre has worked with Australian communities on more than 100 victorious campaigns - defending parks and bushland in rural and urban areas, driving debate, advocating for pure air and water, supporting positive change in business and industry, and encouraging better environmental policy. 

Our key achievements from over 100 wins include:



the battle for a container deposit scheme
10,000 km2

10,000 km2

of pristine forest saved from destruction
New Laws

New Laws

supporting energy efficiency and combating climate change


dozens of urban green spaces

Save Sydney's Koalas

Save Sydney's Koalas


Adani coal mine 2 wipe out @TurnbullMalcolm Direct Action gains within 12 months.

Latest News

New moves on Koala protection – but Berejiklian government must do more

The NSW government’s new koala policy released today very partially improves protection...

Environment Protection Policies Overrun by GILEAD

TEC believes the controversial development of Gilead by Lendlease for housing in...

Those big, old trees must be protected

Sue Salmon, an esteemed campaigner who worked for the Australian Conservation Foundation...

Meet Jeff Angel

Total Environment Director

I'm standing with people who want to protect the environment

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Book the Pod

The Ocean Action Pod is a pop-up multimedia educational experience that has been created by the Total Environment Centre to engage both adults and children with the growing problem of plastic pollution.

Listen to the Podcasts

Monday Drive is an environment themed radio program presented by TEC’s Communications Director, Ruth Hessey every Monday on 89.7fm.
Hear from recycling heroes about reducing our impact on the planet, the history of waste and educational materials.

WASTE NOT is an award winning documentary film about the beauty of garbage.

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