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Port of Portland is offering port education tours for local Primary and Secondary Schools.  The tours will offer a unique learning experience where students can "weave in and out" of the port precinct giving a close-up look at the big ships, cranes and other machinery at work, accompanied by detailed commentary.  Students will have access to many advantage points not open to the general public.

Port of Portland will provide complimentary hire of the bus for each PortEd Tour.  Tours will begin and depart from the school.  All tours are conducted on the bus and students will not exit the bus onto the port precinct.

If you would like to book a PortEd Tour, click here to complete our online booking form.

Tours will be available from February 2019 through to October 2019.

Need further information? Please contact reception on 5525 0900 or click here to send us an email


Port of Portland is committed to making a positive contribution to the region in which we operate.  Our Community Sponsorship Program aims to assist local projects / events that reflect POPL's organisational values and positively contribute to our local community.

Port of Portland will consider sponsorship that supports the following categories:

  • Local education programs aimed at giving young people opportunities for self-development and community service.
  • Community welfare programs or initiatives that assist disadvantaged groups.
  • Environmental improvement initiatives particularly, but not limited to, encouraging people of all ages and abilities to become more active.

Applications for FY2020 will be received from 1 April 2019 until 30 June 2019.  Please find below criteria/guidelines and application form:

Click here for the Application Criteria and Guidelines

Click here to download the Application Form 



Port of Portland is making available to all local port schools the opportunity to apply for an EcoPort grant.  The aim of the grant is to assist schools with environmental learning opportunities for students, teachers and the school community.  Six grants worth $1000 each will be offered for projects that provide hands-on curriculum-based environmental or sustainability initiatives focussing on strong student participation.  Primary and secondary schools located in or adjacent to our port community, including Portland and Heywood, are invited to apply.  

Projects could include biodiversity, water conservation, energy, waste and water.  

Applications close 5:00pm, Thursday 31 May 2018, with recipients announced by Friday 8 June 2018.  Funds to be allocated by 30 June 2018.  

Need further information? Please contact Janine Marra on 5525 0900.



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