Project Officer – Louisa

Louisa has enjoyed her 2-year experience at DEECA in roles which have allowed her to work on projects from reducing plastics to surveying the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater.

Project Officer – Emily

Emily is a graduate with the Waterway Health team and experienced a rotation with Barwon Water.

Project Officer – Callum

Callum is a Forrest and Wildlife officer with Forrest, Fires and Regions Group. Being new to Victoria, Callum has enjoyed working in different locations across Victoria.

Project Officer – Kit

Kit is a Project Office Emergency Management at Agriculture Victoria. As a graduate, Kit has really enjoyed the opportunity to work across a variety of projects.

A day in the life of our graduates

Laura Town-Hopkinson


Laura studied a Bachelor of Science and Master of BioScience at Melbourne University and is now a Coastcare Victoria Graduate Officer, Barwon South West at DEECA.

Meet Laura

Matt Simkiss


MJ studied a Master of Engineering and is now a Project Officer in Water Emergency Management at DEECA.

Meet Matt

Johanna Tachas working on a planned burn


Johanna studied at Melbourne University and the Australian National University. She achieved a BSci (Hons) in Environmental Science and a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management. She is currently a Coastcare facilitator.

Meet Johanna

Ella-Rose Rogers


Ellie-Rose is a Program Support Officer with the Forest & Fire Operations Division.

Meet Ellie-Rose

Helena Dixon

Helena Dixon

Helena studied at Monash University and Melbourne University, completing a Bachelor of Science w/Honours majoring in chemistry. She is currently a Graduate Policy Officer in Forestry, Resources & Climate Change.

Meet Helena

Page last updated: 08/03/23