The EcoCentre regularly makes submissions to guide policy and strategy on issues regarding long term environmental wellbeing. Some are included below for your reference.
The EcoCentre offers highly engaging, knowledgeable speakers and workshop facilitators with a range of specialist expertise for your event.
EcoCentre staff are experienced in public speaking, radio and television appearances, workshop facilitation, panel and table discussion facilitation, leading experiential workshops and events and event MC-ing.
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Membership is now lifetime by default - appreciating the enduring relationships that EcoCentre members and Affiliates build to each other, and our beautiful patch of the planet.
Education, research & volunteer events from the 'burbs to the Bay
Our Response to COVID-19
We're launching a suite of free Thursday night seminars, workshops, and presentations. Read our full statement here.
The new EcoCentre will provide space for Melbourne to connect, act and transform. Read more here.
What we're watching: Baykeepers documentary
Protect waterways and wildlife from plastics with Port Phillip Baykeeper Neil Blake (OAM), your independent voice for our beautiful Port Phillip Bay. This award-winning 26-minute doco by Lutman Films highlights the alarming 'plastic soup' that sparked us to design citizen sicence like Clean Bay Blueprint; to help schools and kinders go zero-waste; and to partner with Scouts Victoria to track plastic pollution and stop it where it starts. Short on time? Check out these highlights (each 1-4 minutes).
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!
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.