The 2017 GORCC Coast Guardians Forum was a day of celebration and inspiration for the 140 year 9 students, teachers and staff from the four local schools who attended at the Surf Coast Shire Grant Pavilion in Torquay. The weather was not in our favour, but the spirits were high for a fun-filled day with delicious food, wonderful donated goods as prizes, and local coastal expertise.
Litter and rubbish pollution continue to cause major problems on coastal reserves, hampering group efforts to protect the natural environment on the Surf Coast.
Each week the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee invests significant resources into cleaning up rubbish on the foreshore and incorporating litter collection into their education programs. Read more
It was National Volunteer Week from May 8-14 and to celebrate, our staff donated their manpower to help remove thousands of invasive weeds from the Queens Park reserve in Lorne. Read more
National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution more than 6 million Australian volunteers make to communities across the nation.
The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee are grateful for the support environmental volunteer groups contribute to help preserve the natural coastline for future generations. This week we would like to showcase some of our dedicated volunteers and say thank-you for their ongoing contributions to the environment. Read more
Hundreds of kids aged between 3 and 13 descended down the coast to Anglesea last weekend as part of the Kids Adventures Outdoors (KAOS).
KAOS Anglesea is an adventure festival designed to encourage, nurture and provide the opportunity for families and kids to explore and take part in a range of exciting outdoor activities. Read more
More than 120 people including volunteers, nurses and Peace of Mind patrons made their way to the coast to participate in a variety of activities as part of the Peace of Mind Foundation’s family retreat for brain cancer last weekend. Read more