Educational Talks

Visit the Nature Education Centre or have our Education Officer visit you with a range of exciting native animals for your students to study and touch. Talks are suitable for children of all ages and provide a valuable hands-on learning experience. We can tailor talks to your chosen topic within the National Curriculum. Popular topics include:

  • Native Australian Animals (including insects, frogs, reptiles and marsupials)
  • Minibeasts
  • Habitats
  • Special features / classifications / adaptations
  • Lifecycles / changes

How to book a talk

Talks are available for groups of up to 30 students. Please call us on 08 8357 3413 to book your 45 minute session.

We can cater to all educational institutions including play groups, kindergartens, primary schools, high schools, TAFEs and OHSCs.

Costs: $200 per talk for members, $175 for additional talks with a maximum of three per session. $240 per talk for non-members, $220 for each additional talk. If you would prefer to visit us in conjunction with the Urrbrae Wetlands, $120 per talk. A fuel surcharge may apply for sites more than 20km away from NEC.

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  • $200/talk for members, $240/talk for non-members.
  • Additional talks (up to 3 per session) $175/talk for members, $220/talk non-members.

*A $20 petrol surcharge will apply for sites more than 20km away from NEC*

We cater to all educational institutions inc. play groups, kindergartens, primary and high schools, tertiary institutes, and OSHCs.

Maximum group size for each talk is 30 people. Talks allow for an additional 15 minutes of question time from students.

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