Read our 2018/19 Annual Report

117 partner groups, 397 citizen science activities, 20,357 volunteer hours, and 17,546 program participants — 2018/19 was a busy year of rolled-up sleeves for the EcoCentre. Read our 2018/19 Annual Report below to find out more about our diverse work last year.

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Home Is Where Our Gardeners Are – Volunteer Week 2022
National Volunteer Week (16 May to 22 May) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of every volunteers’ vital dedication towards a better society. During this week, we’re sharing stories from a range of wonderful EcoCentre volunteers; exemplifying why we’re ‘Better Together’ when it comes to caring for our land, water, wildlife and wellbeing. Keep reading for Nadav […]
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EcoHouse Memories – Stories Under The Tree Part 3
In February 2022, after two decades of success and growth the EcoCentre farewelled the humble brick EcoHouse as it prepared to redevelop a purpose-built and sustainable building on the same site. People gathered under the tree to share their memories, and to celebrate the EcoHouse Cottage, this organisation, and the people.  This is Part 3 […]
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Being among the Beachkeepers
After what felt like a decade in COVID lockdowns, I was looking for something to do to feel connected back into society again. I signed up to volunteer with the Beachkeepers to do some weeding and planting on the beach. I figured that was perfect – I had gotten really into houseplants during the lockdowns […]
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We Call Ourselves the Beachkeepers – Volunteer Week 2022
National Volunteer Week (16 May to 22 May) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of every volunteers’ vital dedication towards a better society. During this week, we’re sharing stories from a range of wonderful EcoCentre volunteers; exemplifying why we’re ‘Better Together’ when it comes to caring for our land, water, wildlife and wellbeing. Continue reading below for […]
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The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including 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.