Conservation volunteering


There are several ways that you can get involved and help protect biodiversity within Hobsons Bay. 

Ranger Ramblings

To keep up to date with the latest conservation news, sign up to our Ranger Ramblings newsletter. It includes upcoming conservation and environment events within and around Hobsons Bay as well as other interesting information about local parks, flora and fauna.

Volunteer Calendar

Scroll through the calendar below and click on an event to discover our upcoming Conservation events and volunteering opportunities.

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For further enquiries you can either phone or email one of our Conservation Rangers on 1300 179 944 or email

Community Environmental (Friend's) Groups

If you are interested in volunteering then consider joining one of the environmental community groups in the area. Currently, there are eight conservation focused "Friend's" groups who contribute vital energy and enthusiasm to the care and management of biodiversity, open space and ecosystems within the municipality. These are:

Friends of Greenwich Bay -

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek -

Friends of Newport Lakes - or Friends of Newport Lakes Facebook page

Friends of Skeleton Creek - 

Friends of Truganina Wetlands (a.k.a Swamp Things) -

Friends of Williamstown Wetlands -

Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre Inc. - or Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre Facebook page

Truganina Explosives Reserve Preservation Society - Truganina Explosives Reserve Facebook page


Please note, these groups are not formed by or managed by Council and their views may not represent the views of Hobsons Bay City Council. For more information, contact the Council Conservation Ranger on 1300 179 944 or