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Welcome to the Port Phillip EcoCentre!

A feast of education, research & volunteer events from the 'burbs to the Bay.

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2019 Summer Program

Our 2019 summer program includes free Alive Outside events for 12-25 year olds in City of Port Phillip, and free Baykeeper family programs through Summer By the Sea - the annual calendar of amazing events all along Victoria's coastlines.

Read our 2017-18 Annual Report

Thank you to our many members, partners and Affiliates who joined our Annual General Meeting. Read our Annual Report online to learn about our collective impacts and achievements.

Local suburbs have 3x more species than Melbourne Zoo!

Our Youth Wildlife Ambassador has recorded over 1000 species in the corridor from Elsternwick Park to the reef at Point Ormond, Elwood. Check out some of our wild neighbours in this clip then join our wildlife walks to meet some fauna in person.

Catchy music video cleans up MC Guttermouth's act

Say G'Day to the Bay

Catch up on local environmental news on the Port Phillip Baykeeper blog. Read Neil's latest article on Melbourne's world class water!

Our TAKE2 Pledge


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The EcoCentre acknowledges the Yalukut Weelam 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.