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World Water Day

The Zoo will celebrate International World Water Day with a variety of workshops and activities. We will focus on the recreational use of our local wetland environments and the importance of wetland ecosystems to biodiversity.

Burbangana Indigenous Awareness Program

The Burbangana Zoo Awareness Program is a joint initiative run by Taronga Zoo and the NSW Department of Family and Community Services – Community Services that gives young people in care the opportunity to engage in activities in and around the Zoo.

Meet a Keeper Dubbo

Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for school students aged 14 years and over who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career at the Zoo, but can't attend the School Work Experience.

Project Insitu (Community Education Programs)

Taronga’s Project Insitu is a highly successful community education program. It involves school children engaging their local community to take action in helping save a locally threatened species.

Project Insitu Blog

This year students from 10 schools in the Northern Beaches peninsula are taking part in Project Penguin.

Professional Membership for Teachers

The Taronga Teachers Association (TTA) is a professional membership group that is committed to supporting and assisting teachers to become more effective environmental educators.

Project Penguin at Taronga Zoo

‘Project Penguin’ is a Conservation Education Program delivered by Taronga Zoo’s Learning Centre in partnership with the Northern Beaches Learning Alliance.

School Work Experience

Students on work experience at Taronga Western Plains Zoo will spend each of five days at a different division of the life sciences department. One student per school will be accepted.

School Work Experience at Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo work experience can vary from work with marine mammals, to primates and horticulture, among many others. Only one student per school will be accepted.

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