- Arts and Social Hub
- EcoHouse Project
- Family Activities
- Gio's Nest-box Forum
- Port Phillip Baykeeper
- Tawny Frogmouth sightings
- Affiliated Groups
Our core staff are accredited ResourceSmart AuSSi Vic (RSAV) facilitators and trained facilitators of the Tomorrow’s Leaders for Sustainability program.
Andrea Eales is a qualified primary school teacher, whose core expertise includes developing rich learning opportunities for students in education for sustainability, understanding how schools operate to support teachers, and implementing sustainable transport behaviour change for school communities. Andrea is an accredited ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic facilitator, and an accredited Tomorrows’ Leaders for Sustainability facilitator.
April Seymore taught in the arts and technology sectors of the US and Ireland before joining the EcoCentre in 2010. She is a qualified facilitator and assessor of ResourceSmart AuSSI Vic and Tomorrow's Leaders for Sustainability, an accredited WaterWatch Educator, and long time organic gardener. April has collaborated on Education for Sustainability activities with hundreds of students from Early Childhood to Year 12. She presents (and produces illustrated notes) regularly on sustainability topics at regional and national conferences. Her passions are community capacity-building and nurturing young scientists via creative arts. She has the best job in the world.
Bronnie Walsh is a qualified secondary school teacher who celebrates a career in Outdoor Education and Environmental Education spanning 20 years. She has worked equally with primary, middle and senior school students mainly on school camps creating meaningful hands on experiences. Bronnie is also involved with WaterWatch, Landcare and Frog Census programs and loves to engage and stimulate interest in young people caring for our planet.
Neil Blake O.A.M. and Port Phillip Baykeeper has been involved in local open space and habitat management since 1985. Neil has an in depth knowledge of local natural and cultural heritage, ecology, environmental management and design, and community action.
Tamara Taylor is a Social Researcher with a Masters Degree in Psychology and a particular interest in sustainability-related behaviour change. Tamara became involved with the EcoCentre through assisting Neil with his shoreline shell surveys and now facilitates a number of different school excursions at the EcoCentre. She developed her career in Social Research through working in Academic and Government departments in the UK and Australia and has recently undertaken projects at the EcoCentre, BehaviourWorks (Monash University) and Port Phillip City Council.
Alicia Flynn is an energetic mother and teacher, dedicated to creating a sustainable future and preserving a sense of hope in humankind and planet Earth. She is particularly engaged in sustainable food production, creative approaches to sustainability and place-conscious/nature-based learning. Alicia is currently completing a Master of Education (by research) in Sustainable Education at Melbourne University; has worked as a Sustainability Educator at CERES Environment Park; and developed a whole-school EfS program at a Melbourne primary school.
Boon Wurrung Elders and the local Indigenous community are also involved in the delivery of our programs.
26 May 2013 - 9:00am
1 June 2013 - 11:30amPort Phillip EcoCentre
2 June 2013 - 9:00am
2 June 2013 - 10:30amAlma Road community garden, Te Arai Avenue, St Kilda East
5 June 2013 - 12:45pmMelbourne CBD- Corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets