Festival of the Lakes

A one-day event celebrating sustainability and the Gippsland Lakes environment.

***This event has been postponed***


We’re constantly adding to the day and will publish a full speaker program and run sheet, so check back regularly to this page or subscribe here.


Speakers in the Rotunda

  • Matt Montemurro and Caitlin Jackson – Marine Mammal Foundation
  • Tammy Logan – Gippsland Unwrapped
  • Marty Potts – Greening Australia
  • Sean Phillipson – East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
  • Deb Sullivan and Sean Dooley – Birdlife Australia


Community groups and businesses

  • Greening Australia
  • Birdlife Australia
  • West Gippsland and East Gippsland catchment management authorities
  • Marine Mammal Foundation
  • Friends of Beware Reef
  • Parks Victoria
  • Victorian Fisheries Authority
  • Victorian Bushfire Recovery
  • Wellington Shire Council
  • East Gippsland Shire Council


Children’s activities

  • Black Snake Productions (one for all ages)
  • Pixie Violet Face-painting


Market stalls

  • Dream Farm Soaps
  • Nature Eco Stores
  • Karrots Candles and Greeting Cards
  • Sail Cycle Handmade Bags
  • Saltwater Creative
  • Wombat Honey


Food and beverages

  • RAW Country
  • Lakes Ice Creams
  • Kombi Coffee
  • Exquisite Meals


Entertainment and activities

  • Nicky Moffat Music
  • Sand sculpting
  • Learn to SUP with Venture Out