Port Phillip video shows how to dodge “dooring” danger
Half of 179 bike riders questioned on St Kilda Road have dodged near misses there with open car doors over the past two years and almost one in five had been hit by a door, a Port Phillip Council survey has revealed.
SCAN-Sustainability Community Action Network
Next meeting: 6:30pm on Wednesday 26 August at Bubup Nairm Family and Children's Centre, 99B Carlisle Street, St Kilda.
Recycling mattresses to reduce waste
A new free mattress recycling drop-off service is available to residents
The Community Bus provides an essential service
The City of Port Phillip Community Bus is a much valued free service that has been running for over 40 years, making around 3000 trips per month
Elwood Bird Survey with Friends of Elster Creek
8:30 –11:00am on Saturday 8 August at Elster Creek, Elwood. Help Youth Wildlife Ambassador Gio Fitzpatrick count the number and distribution of species.
TedX St Kilda
Watch Jeremy McLeod present an alternative to the Australian housing model that is sustainable, affordable and community-focused.
Well Waters Workbees
The Well Waters project provides rain tank & raingarden rebates, and community workbees to improve Elster Creek for water, plants, animals and people.
Elwood Poetry Prize
5pm on Thursday 20 August at Port Phillip EcoCentre, St Kilda. Elwood Poetry Prize attracts the talent of local poets of all ages. This year's theme is Walk.
Ding! and Dumplings Wellwaters cycle
10am on Saturday 1 August from St Kilda to Carnegie. A group ride from the Port Phillip EcoCentre, following the Elster Creek inland and finishing by celebrating at a dumpling house in Carnegie.
Visions of Elwood’s water future
Workshop at 4:30pm on Wednesday 22 July at Elwood Community Centre. Help Monash University plan for Elwood's water future.
Reserve and Foreshore Planting Days
During the winter months, volunteers from Earthcare St Kilda spend a Sunday morning working to remove weeds and replant native species of flora at important heritage sites around the City of Port Phillip.
Under the lens at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary for National Science Week
Saturday 15 August to Sunday 23 August at Beaumaris Yacht Club. A series of free presentations and activities covering key aspects of science and research, natural history and management of Rickett's Point Marine Sanctuary and Port Phillip Bay.
Elwood College students create award winning sustainability app
Smog Game is an award winning eco-themed colour matching endless runner for the iPhone and iPad, which shows children the benefit of reducing their 'Smog' carbon footprint.
Sustainable House Day
Sunday 13 September in homes across Australia. Open the door to sustainable living by touring some of Australia's most environmentally progressive homes.
Documentary screening: A Modern Build Tasmania
7 - 8:30pm on Friday 14 August at Port Phillip EcoCentre, St Kilda. This documentary captures the build of Asante, a Tasmanian grand design and winner of the “Most energy efficient build 2014” from the Tasmanian Master Builders Association.