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Education centre

City of Gold Coast provides a range of resources, programs and support to enhance teaching and learning experiences.

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Environment education

The City of Gold Coast supports a range of environment related education programs and services. Some involve school visits and links to school curriculum. Our current programs are listed here below.

Coastal Community Engagement programs

Coastal community engagement programs

City of Gold Coast coordinates a number of coastal community engagement programs for students and the community. Learn about coastal processes, the abundance of sea life and vegetation, and their existence as part of a precious beach ecosystem.

Community Planting Program

Community Planting Program

The Community Planting Program encourages schools, organisations, corporate and community groups to actively participate in native tree planting at various locations across the Gold Coast.

Koala conservation education

Koala Conservation Education

An opportunity for local school students to develop their knowledge and understanding of koalas and their habitat.

NaturallyGC program

NaturallyGC program

Free and low-cost, nature-based workshops and activities running throughout the year to explore, understand and make the most of our unique natural environments across the Gold Coast.

Platypus Watch

Platypus Watch

Involves members of the community undertaking platypus surveys, promoting and recording platypus sightings and assessing platypus habitats.

Watersaver program


A comprehensive water use education program providing resources and assistance for schools, businesses, homes and gardens, raising awareness and developing practical water saving skills.

School and outdoor children's programs

School and outdoor children's programs

Find a range of programs and resources as well as excursion ideas for children learning about our environment and how to care for it.

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