Early Education for Sustainability South Australia


Valuing children’s awe and wonder of the natural world underpins Early Education for Sustainability South Australia's (EESSA) desire to walk softly on the Earth and live in harmony at a local and global level. We’re bringing together people and organisations focused on integrating education for sustainability into all facets of young children’s lives in South Australia.


  • Acts as advocates for early childhood environmental education in SA
  • Assists with the planning and promotion of early childhood education for sustainability
  • Strengthens and extends consultation and networking in the field of early childhood education for sustainability
  • Provides early childhood education for sustainability advice on policies and legislation affecting young children in SA
  • Accesses and researches data and resources on early childhood education for sustainability, making these available to the community
  • Provides a forum where issues of concern to members can be raised and addressed by the network
  • Accesses funding to further the objectives of the network.


EESSA membership benefits include:

  • Monthly newsletters featuring EfS stories from early childhood services across SA, current events, workshops and resources.
  • Attendance at quarterly Network meetings.
  • Liaison with early childhood networks, individuals and organisations at local, state, national and international levels.
  • Professional development and training sessions.
  • Discounted registration to EESSA’s events and workshops.