GORCC’s Coast Guardians program is a special, ongoing program created for year 9 students from four local and regional schools. Each school works on protecting and enhancing a local coastal area. Here is a poem written by the Lorne Aireys Inlet students which they presented at the 2016 Coast Guardians Forum Read more
Rip Curl Australia (RCA) staff swapped their normal office for the coast in the annual RCA Planet Day on October 13-14. Read more
The May intake of the Green Army team has graduated after completing six months of environmental conservation work on the Surf Coast.
The Federal Government funded Green Army initiative supports the hands-on environmental training and development of youths aged between 17 and 24. Read more
A $7,500 Coastcare grant has been awarded to Torquay Coast Action to complete the second phase of the Deep Creek Estuary restoration which will create a corridor for native wildlife along the Surf Coast Walk. Read more
The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee (GORCC) budget for the 2016-2017 financial year which includes a significant increase to environmental education funding. Read more
Twenty Federation University students swapped their usual classroom for a two-day camping trip to the iconic Surf Coast in March.
Dedicated environmental volunteers have once again donated their time and effort to help keep the Great Ocean Road beautiful. Read more
Jan Juc Coast Action (JJCA) faced an unusual task during their last working bee for 2015 – finding and removing the tenacious South African orchid Disa bractreata.
The highly invasive orchid species first appeared in Victoria in the mid-1990s after being introduced in Western Australia in 1946. Read more