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Goongerah Environment Centre Office (GECO) is a grass roots community group based in the small town of Goongerah in far East Gippsland, Victoria. Since 1993 we have campaigned for protection of East Gippsland’s forests.

Using a variety of strategies including education and raising public awareness, political lobbying, non violent direct action, citizen science and forest monitoring we act to protect high conservation value forests from logging.

We live and work on the land of the Gunaikurnai and Bidewell and Monero people. We acknowledge the thousands of years of their ongoing custodianship of the land and pay respect to elders past and present.

Latest News

This morning, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will defend the Government’s continued logging of old growth forests in the face of vehement community opposition,... Read more
Rare and threatened Greater Gliders have been found by community surveys at Granite Mountain on the Errinundra plateau this week. The old growth forest has been at the... Read more
Ancient forest on Granite Mountain is being smashed by government bulldozers and chainsaws right now!     Please contact Premier Andrews and key cabinet ministers calling on them to... Read more
A Supreme Court case has offered a glimmer of hope for East Gippsland's old growth forests as 2018 draws to a close. Our friends Fauna and Flora Research... Read more

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