Awards and Recognition

Since 1999, the EcoCentre team has been recognised through over 35 awards from local to Victorian, Australian and international.

Premier's Sustainability Awards - Education (Finalist) October 2017

Steps to Sustainability Conference

 

Keep Victoria Beautiful  'Clean Beach and Waterways' Award September 2017

Baykeeper 'Street to Sea' Litter Audits, Little Bit of Litter clip, and citizen science network

 

 'Excellence Award' Environmental Education Victoria, Educator of the Year Awards June 2017

April Seymore (EO and former Education Manager)

Overall Winner, Keep Australia Beautiful National 'Clean Beaches' Awards October 2016

West Beach St Kilda / EcoCentre and partners

Dame Phyllis Frost Award, Keep Australia Beautiful National 'Clean Beaches' Awards October 2016

EcoCentre / West Beach St Kilda

Young Leaders Award, Keep Australia Beautiful National 'Clean Beaches' Awards October 2016

Gio Fitzpatrick

Read the Keep Australia Beautiful Media Release, and lovely words from the judges in the Winners Booklet.

 

Keep Victoria Beautiful 'Young Leaders' July 2016

Gio Fitzpatrick

Keep Victoria Beautiful 'Clean Beach and Waterways' (Finalist) July 2016

Port Phillip Baykeeper

Keep Victoria Beautiful 'Community' (Finalist) July 2016

Well Waters

 

United Nations Association of Australia, Individual Achievement Award, June 2016

Gio Fitzpatrick (Youth Wildlife Ambassador)

United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards, Community Award (Category Finalist), 2016

Well Waters

 

Inner Eastern Local Learning Education Network, Outstanding Individual Achievement (15-20 years old) Award, 2016

Gio Fitzpatrick (Youth Wildlife Ambassador)

 

Inner Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network Outstanding Individual Achievement Award (age 20+) 2016

Bronnie Walsh

For work with young people including six Duke of Edinburgh students from Elwood College

Premier’s Sustainability Award: Cleaner Yarra and Bay Award, 2014

Life Support for the Bay

 

Premier's Recognition Award, 2014

Life Support for the Bay