Wetlands Environmental Education Centre

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Telephone02 4955 8673

Emailwetlands-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au

About our school

The Wetlands Environmental Education Centre is a Department of Education school located at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Australia, a 45 hectare eco-park located west of Newcastle in the Hunter Region of NSW. It includes natural, rehabilitated and artificial wetlands surrounded by landscaped gardens attracting many wetland animals, including over 200 bird species throughout the year.

The school education program is offered through a purpose built centre, which includes administration spaces, a classroom, science laboratory and theatre. The centre caters for day visits from students at all levels of schooling and reflects the NSW curriculum outcomes and DEC Environmental Education Policy for Schools requirements.