Latest news stories

Keeping you informed with our latest news and events at Ecolinc. If you would like to know more about any of these news stories, please feel free to contact us via our contacts or feedback page.

  • 31 August 2016

    Ecolinc is calling for applications from people who would like to hold a stall, run a workshop, provide an educational demonstration or become one of our guest speakers at the Ecolinc Sustainability Expo on Sunday 26th March 2017. If you have some expertise in the area of sustainability then we are looking for you. Full information about the expo can be found at:

  • 19 August 2016

    Ecolinc will be holding a Sustainability Expo on Sunday March 26th, 2017.  The Expo will be a family event focused on making sense of sustainability and will have a range of guest speakers, ‘hands on’ workshops, educational demonstrations, farmers market, arts & crafts, talk to the techsperts, and lots of fun activities for kids.  This promises to be a must see event, so put this on your calendar for next year.  Please see the attached flyer for further informatio

  • 23 June 2016

    Term 2 has been an exceptionally busy one for Ecolinc.  So far this year, 6576 students from a range of government and private schools across the state have participated in an Ecolinc onsite or outreach program.  This week Surf Coast Secondary have undertaken the Year 10 DNA Detective program, Grade 3/4’s at Dinjerra Primary School have been investigating ‘What’s Growling in the Wetland’, Deer Park West Primary School have been actively involved in the ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ program, students at Montpel

  • 23 June 2016

    Bookings are open for the Emerging STEM for Women program on Wednesday 5th October.  The keynote speaker at this event will be Jade Hameister, the youngest person in history, at only 14 years of age, to ski to the North Pole.  Jade is also featured in the July issue of the Australian Women’s Weekly and is an inspirational young lady. 

  • 21 April 2016

    Is your school or community organisation looking for plants to put in your garden or to revegetate an area?  Perhaps Ecolinc can help.  Currently our work experience students, under the guidance of our horticulture specialist, are seeding and propagating a range of native and indigenous plants that will be available in the spring.  Schools and community groups will be able to apply for an Ecoplant Box for their organisation in Term 3.
  • 20 April 2016

    Be apart of something exciting.  Conservation Warriors is coming to the Ecolinc website. This online program will enable you to immerse yourself in projects, quizzes, movies, competitions, fun facts and a whole lot more.  You can become a real life conservation warrior!  Launching in Term 4, 2016.  Stay tuned for more information.

  • 20 April 2016

    Attention teachers of Year 9 & 10 – if you would like your students to participate in a unique learning experience where your students can make a real difference in the conservation of endangered animals, then you should investigate our ‘Endangered Animals’ program that is offered in Term 3 & 4 only.   Students will visit Mount Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre where a number of threatened and critically endangered animals such as the rufous bettong, eastern barred

  • 18 April 2016


  • 29 February 2016

    Welcome back for 2016. I hope your year has begun well for you in your respective schools/organisations.  This year promises to be a big one! With changes to the VCE Study Design as well as preparing for the new Victorian Curriculum, we will be hard at work making sure all of our programs are aligned with the changes.

  • 10 December 2015

    Maria James, who gave the keynote address at the Ecolinc VCE PD day on Friday 4th December, has provided us with a copy of her powerpoint presentation and has given permission for teachers to use any information contained within the powerpoint  in their respective schools.  Please see the dropbox link below.