School Sustainability Festival 2020: Celebrating youth leadership in climate and biodiversity

The 15th Annual School Sustainability Festival was held online for the first time in November 2020, uniting schools across Victoria to celebrate inspiring actions our youth are taking to create a more just and sustainable world — even during a pandemic. For further information please contact the Port Phillip EcoCentre at ecocentre.com/schoolsfestival or schools@ecocentre.com The festival was proudly sponsored by the City of Port Phillip and Bayside City Council. This project was funded with support of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

 

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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.