We are for…

Getting your hands dirty

Hands with painted fingernails holding a globe

Mother nature

A variety of native plants available for sale at the CEC nursery

for Aussie animals

Aussie plants

A volunteer carefully works on young plants

green thumbs

Locals with

the believers.

The givers,

CEC tree - public land, indigenous nursery, members, private land, environmental education, funding, public land

We are the CEC.

Thank you to all for making it happen. Mother Nature would thank you if she could.

Operating since 1998, this year we are turning 21!

Our members include 25 environmental groups and together we share the common interest of improving our local environment in the Cardinia region.

Our Mission

Leading significant positive environmental change through community based awareness and action.

Our Purpose

  • Facilitate the building of interest about environmental matters in the community and to facilitate the building of capacity of the community to act in ways that enhances or protects the natural environment.
  • Make representations to Cardinia Shire and relevant authorities on environmental issues.
  • Provide individual and community education on environmental issues
  • Support environmental networking and collaboration between environment groups

Our Values

  1. Integrity – we act with honesty, transparency and accountability in our program delivery and relationships.
  2. Passion for and commitment to the Environment
  3. Science Based:  drawing on and sharing scientific knowledge

The CEC is an incorporated association with a Committee of Management of elected members, ensuring strong governance and transparency.

Contact details

Office location: 16 Purton Rd Pakenham

Telephone:  03 5941 8446   (Usually open Tuesday mornings).

Email: info@cecinc.net.au

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