The People, the Story, the Land

CORA will promote the history and cultural significance of the Surf Coast region. In particular, it will work with the Wadawurrung people to tell their fascinating story of the region’s original inhabitants.

An ancient story in an ancient land where convict William Buckley was embraced by the indigenous people.

Native Bee Sanctuary

Benefitting Pollinators & People

Australia is home to 1,700 species of native bees that are integral to the survival of Australia’s natural ecosystems. CORA’s Native Bee Sanctuary will be the largest purpose-built haven for native bees. It will be an immersive spatial experience as well as a live learning environment for both students and visitors.