List of nature centres in Australia

The following is a list of notable nature centres and environmental education centres in Australia:

Name Location State Summary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre Alice Springs Northern Territory Reptile and environmental education centre
Canning River Eco Education Centre Wilson Western Australia Natural history and importance of the Canning River, located in 266-hectares Canning River Regional Park (website)
Cockburn Wetland Centre Bibra Lake Western Australia Gateway to the Beeliar Regional Park (website)
Coolart Wetlands and Homestead Reserve Somers Victoria Late 19th century mansion-like homestead, gardens and nature reserve
Futureworld Warrawong New South Wales Hands-on exhibits about solutions to environmental challenges (website)
Greenbushes Eco Cultural Discovery Centre Greenbushes Western Australia Area’s natural history, environment, industry and heritage (website)
Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre Wembley Western Australia (website)
Ipswich Nature Centre Ipswich Queensland Located in Queens Park (website)
Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre Wynnum Queensland (website)
Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre Booragoon Western Australia Focus on the environment and sustainable living (website)
Rockingham Regional Environment Centre Rockingham Western Australia Focus on environmental issues and sustainable lifestyle choices (website)
Wetlands Environmental Education Centre Newcastle New South Wales Part of the Hunter Wetlands Centre (website)
Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre Burrumbuttock New South Wales 4 hectares
Tamar Island Wetlands Centre Launceston Tasmania Located on the outskirts of Launceston, mudflats, lagoons and islands are unique estuarine wetland ecosystems. With rich plant and animal resources, it is a paradise for various birds, mammals, reptiles, frogs, fish ,and invertebrates.[1]
Broome Bird Observatory Broome Western Australia As a research and education facility, their aim is to work for the conservation of the migratory shorebirds which visit Roebuck Bay.[2]

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  1. ^ "Tamar Island Wetlands Centre | Parks & Wildlife Service Tasmania". Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  2. ^ "BirdLife's Broome Bird Observatory". BirdLife's Broome Bird Observatory. Retrieved 4 April 2020.

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