CEN Members website

Welcome to the CEN members website.

The CEN offers a number of services to our members including:

  • CEN Resource Centre
  • Networking Meetings
  • Linking volunteers
  • Directory of Environment Groups
  • CEN reference Library
  • Maps
  • Newspapers
  • Newsletters, Email notices and
  • use of office equipment


CEN Resource Centre - located at Ourimbah at the University of Newcastle (Central Coast Campus). The resource centre is open Mon - Thurs from 8:30-1:30pm or at other times by appointment.

Networking Meetings - 7pm on the third Thursday held quarterly (except December). We invite guest speakers of interest to our members. Meet other members and share the successes and challenges you are facing in your area.

Linking volunteers - are you interested in giving some of your time to help our environment? Perhaps you would like to help here at CEN or find out if there is a group specific to your interests or in your local area. Click the Menu tab 'CEN' for Volunteering information and to download a Volunteer Registration form. Print the form, fill it in and mail it the CEN Volunteer Coordinator.... or you can send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Directory of Environment Groups - collated and updated annually in partnership with Rumbalara Environmental Education Centre.

CEN Reference Library - over 2800 publications in our reference library.

Map collection - over 40 maps available for areas across the Central Coast - including vegetation and soil maps.

Newspaper File - over 22,000 articles have been collected from local newspapers during the past 6 years. Search using keywords for news items on environmental issues, what's happening in your local area or what your politicians are saying about environmental issues.

Newsletter file - .a vast collection of newsletters from local community organisations. Find out what your local community is doing.

Newsletter the "CEN News" (now including the Creeky Voice) - Click the Menu tab 'General' for previous editions. 

Regular Email notices - sent approximately every 2-3 weeks. Keep up to date with what's going on. If you would like to receive our email notices, click the Menu tab 'General' for Newsletter subscriptions.

Use of photocopier, laminator, fax machine - at cost.

Meeting space in our office (up to 10 people) or on our outdoor verandah (up to 16 people, not suitable in wet weather) - available to members by phoning 4349 4756.

Contact details

CALL 02 4349 4756

PO Box 149 Ourimbah NSW 2258

FM Building, Central Coast Campus,
University of Newcastle,
Loop Road, Ourimbah,
NSW, 2258


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