Piney Lakes2018-11-08T11:36:15+00:00

Project Description

Piney Lakes, Winthrop

The Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre (PLEEC) is a venue available for hire by the local community and is a place for environmental education. We aim to promote environmental awareness, respect for Noongar Boodja and encourage positive behavioural change towards sustainable living practices.

Making a Booking


Janet McGinty


(08) 9364 0791


Venues are given a rating out of three based on their triple bottom line performance in the areas of people, planet, and pocket. We look at physical features as well as operational considerations. Below you’ll find the features of this venue that we have considered in our rating.


ACROD parking onsite or within 200m of the venue’s entrance

ACROD toilet facilities

Universal accessibility (i.e. ramps, lifts, automatic or push-button doors)

Acknowledgement of traditional owners displayed, or Aboriginal cultural content visible

Child playground or dedicated child area


Recycling of venue waste

Public transport within a 10-minute walk

Solar/wind/thermal electricity generation onsite

Low energy lighting and appliances

Building automation system for lighting and temperature control

Use of “Green Energy” options for power purchased from Synergy (or equivalent)

Native or waterwise plants at the venue

Rain water harvesting

E-advertising instead of paper or printed promotional materials

Environmentally friendly policies listed around the venue to educate guests

Sustainability education programs offered

Water recycled for gardens

Venue or organisation carbon offsets activities


Local Government

Insurance provided for hirer