Please contribute to Port Phillip EcoCentre!

The EcoCentre is a vibrant community hub, reconnecting people to the natural world and building relationships to inspire, educate and demonstrate.

If you would like to talk to one of our friendly staff about our work or giving us a gift, feel free to ring us on 9534 0670. 





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2016 UN Award Winner, and KVB Award Winner

Following the recent recognition of Bronnie and Gio as winners of the ieLLEN Outstanding Individual Achievement Awards for their respective age categories... We are delighted to announce our teenage Youth Ambassador Gio has won the UN World Enviornment Day Award in the Individual category! Read the Herald Sun's write-up on Gio's win here. (Gio is pictured below with Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM Governor of Victoria, and The Honourable Lily D'Ambrosio Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change on the right).

Gio at UN World Environment Day Awards with the Honourable Governor of Victoria Linda Dessau and our Minister for Environment, Energy, Climate Change the Honourable Lily d'Ambrosio.

Gio has volunteered and worked since age 11 in the cause of urban ecology. His passionate expertise and education on local species resonates with young and old. 

We're also proud to annouce our Well Waters: Elster Creek Pilot project was a finalist in the Community category.

On top of that Gio has just won the Young Leaders Award in the Keep Victoria Beautiful Sustainable Cities Awards.

We were also finalists in the Environmental Sustainability category for our Well Waters Workbees: Elster Creek Pilot, and in the Clean Beach/Waterways category for our Baykeeper Catchment Education & Winter by the Waves projects.

Thank you to our incredible community, volunteers, staff, and students for your collaborations with us to make ongoing positive impacts! 



Families dig Baykeeper Citizen Science!

Watch our latest video on Citizen Science - everyday people recording aspects of the environment so qualified scientists can answer big questions!

We're regularly running events at beaches all around Port Phillip Bay. These are group activities that are perfect for all the family including young children. We'd love you to join us or get your school involved by contacting


You can easily subscribe to our youtube channel EcoTV to be alerted to new videos.




The EcoCentre acknowledges the Yalukit Willam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional owners of the land on which we are located. We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and elder members of our multicultural community.

We proudly work in partnership with Arweet Carolyn Briggs and the Boon Wurrung Foundation.