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Education Centres

Parks Victoria’s trained educators can deliver curriculum based activities that are adapted to meet the specific VELS standards or VCE outcomes.

Our hands-on programs engage students as they connect with and learn about Victoria's amazing natural environment and cultural heritage.

Education Centre locations

Wilsons Promontory National Park

Set in one of Victoria’s iconic parks, our programs range from engaging middle-years programs suitable for year-level camps through to fieldwork investigations for VCE studies that can be used as a basis for your School Assessed Coursework.

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Easily accessible from Melbourne, the Dandenong Ranges provides a captivating backdrop for your students to investigate a range of habitats types and learn more about how humans have adapted our natural environment over time. A range of locations can be used in the park that cater for all types of groups from early childhood through to in-depth VCE studies.

Werribee Park and Mansion

Werribee Park’s curriculum-based school programs will help your students discover what life was like living and working in a Victorian-era mansion with a range of hands-on programs.

Serendip Sanctuary

Serendip Sanctuary’s curriculum-based program offers students an excellent opportunity to learn about the wetland and grassy woodland habitats of Victoria’s western volcanic plains. Students can also discover Serendip's captive breeding program for endangered native animals. A range of programs are available for Prep – Year 12 levels ranging from wildlife walks to aquatic invertebrate studies.

State Coal Mine - Wonthaggi

The State Coal Mine provides a unique opportunity for schools to visit an underground coal mine and experience life in the early part of the 20th Century. Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, the State Coal Mine is the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere. A range of interactive, curriculum based programs are available for your visit.

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27 Mar 2015

With thousands of visitors expected to be enjoying Victoria’s parks this Easter, Parks Victoria is encouraging people to plan ahead and book their campsites before they leave. Parks Victoria Chief Executive Dr Bill Jackson said Autumn is a wonderful time to get out embrace the Healthy Parks Healthy People approach,…

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What's on for April in Albert Park

1 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Yarra Valley / Kinglane Naturewise Experience

27 Apr 2015 8:30am - 28 Apr 2015 6:00pm

This Naturewise trip provides a great opportunity to help contribute to the work critical for the long term recovery and management of the National Park. You will play an important part in the recovery efforts as you work alongside Parks Victoria staff to collect important data relating to the location…

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Woodlands Night Watch

30 Apr 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm

Woodlands Historic Park comes to life at dusk with kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other wildlife springing into action.We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with a light dinner under the stars before heading…

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What's on for May in Albert Park

1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.