Welcome to the

Port Phillip EcoCentre

The Port Phillip EcoCentre has been transforming the way Melbourne understands wildlife, waterways and climate change since 1999.

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Who We Are

Our team use the physical world as our classroom to connect people with their local nature. the community.


Port Phillip Baykeeper

Meet Neil Blake, our Port Phillip Baykeeper who advocates for our local bay area.

education, citizen science, community action

Annual Reports

Read more about the nearly 14,000 program participants and 89,506 service users accessing EcoCentre resources, offers, media and content. There were 18,670 environmental volunteer hours contributed by 3,441 volunteers.   We partnered with over 250 organisations including 147 schools. Together we learn, act, teach, innovate and change.

EcoCentre relocation announcement.

Upcoming Events

April 2024
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Climate Cafe April
April 2024
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Beachkeepers City Nature Challenge
May 2024
Volunteers from NAB participate in the Baykeeper program

The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including the Yalukit Willam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional custodians of the land on which we are located.

We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other First Nations and Elder members of our multicultural community.