Our mission

Achieving net zero emissions is a big job. Whether you’re a student, a recent graduate, or an experienced worker, you’re needed.

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Careers for Net Zero showcases the many career opportunities that will help deliver an equitable, prosperous and net zero emissions Australia.

This nationwide movement was launched at the inaugural Careers for Net Zero Fair in October 2023, which was attended by Victorian Premier, the Hon. Jacinta Allan MP, Commonwealth Minister for Skills and Training, the Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, Victorian Minister for Energy, Resources and Climate Action the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Atlassian and Chair of Boundless Earth, Mike Cannon-Brookes, and a host of other leading industry, education and training sector, and civil society representatives.

No matter where you are on your journey, your knowledge and skills can make a difference. Careers for Net Zero will help you find the right professional development pathways and upskilling opportunities that will help you find employment in Australia’s clean economy. 

Whether motivated by improving Australia’s sustainability or just looking to try something new, Careers for Net Zero highlights the career opportunities across the clean economy for Australians of all levels of education and experience. 


The Clean Energy Council and Energy Efficiency Council, along with a lot of other leading voices, are committed to ensuring that we have a clean economy workforce to achieve Australia’s 2030 and 2050 emissions reduction goals.

Get Involved with Careers for Net Zero

Whether you work for an organisation thats interested in supporting Careers for Net Zero, you’d like us to include a training and education resource on one or more of the career profiles, or you just want to learn more about Careers for Net Zero, wed love to hear from you.  


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