Deb Punton

Deb comes from generations of farmers. She brings Landscape Design and Horticulture training to ther roles as Garden Coordinator and Education Programs Facilitator. Her 5 years working in Singapore in early childhood settings has allowed her to use reconnection and sensory exploration pedagogy to empower individuals to take sustainable actions.

She also has a background in nursing and community work and aims to support individuals interweaving sustainability of self, environment and community through mindfulness of the everyday things in nature, sensory joys and growing, cooking and sharing food.

She volunteers with Climate For Change organisation with an interest in our changing climate’s effects on well-being and food security. In her spare time Deb conducts workshops and facilitates online ecopsychology and eco-art classes.¬†

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.