Education and engagement

About this page

We are committed to educating and engaging others in helping to look after the coast.

This website is a key component of our communication program along with our  Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

Our Great Ocean Road Coast News e-newsletter is produced monthly to keep people regularly informed about what's happening along our coast in relation to our work, our volunteer groups and partners, events, issues and other topics.

We have a blog which explores a range of news and stories related to the local coast and we also produce a range of other publications - including fact sheets, various reports and plans, - and issue media releases to communicate major news and key initiatives to the broader community.

GORCC recognises educating others in the protection and enhancement of our precious coastal environment is imperative if we are to ensure it is preserved for the enjoyment of future generations.  In response, we: 

In 2014 a new campaign to change beachgoer behaviour in threatened, Hooded Plover breeding zones was launched by GORCC on the Surf Coast with the support of other partners.The Save the Hoodie campaign encourages everyone to give Hoodies some space by keeping themseleves and their dogs well away from Hoodie nests. Visit to find out more.