The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee environmental education students have contributed more than 820 hours of conservation work on the coast between Torquay and Lorne in the last 12 months, planting over 2,400 indigenous species and removing tens of thousands of weeds. Read more
Did you know that Australia is one of the highest per capita producers of waste in the world? Every year we burn through 18 million tonnes of waste, which affects our birds, seals, whales, turtles and all other marine wildlife. Read more
Courtesy of the Fairhaven Surf Lifesaving Club
Members of the Fairhaven Surf Lifesaving Club have rolled up their sleeves to install 600 stabilising plants in the dunes abutting the clubhouse. Read more
Following a series of environmental vandalism acts at Spring Creek in March this year, Year 9 students from the Coast Guardians Program have returned to the site to help restore the riparian habitat along the creek.
As part of World Environment Day we take a look into how our students are connecting with nature.
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
The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee is calling on the community to help put an end to the damage caused by illegal party sites in threatened Moonah woodlands along the coastal clifftops at Jan Juc.
Illegal access and campfires were again discovered in the sensitive vegetation, causing significant environmental damage in the protected area and placing lives at risk. Read more
It’s a fiercely competitive world out there, particularly when it comes to finding fulfilling employment. Why is that? Jobs these days require 3-5 years experience in the industry before you even start. So how do you get experience to make yourself more employable? Volunteer!