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  • What We Do

    What We Do

    We provide an attractive community place where visitors can see sustainability in action, have access to experts & plenty of opportunities to develop their own knowledge, interests and understanding. More

  • Who We Are

    Who We Are

    We’re a non-profit community-run organisation supported by local Councils and the Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. MCSL is primarily an educational facility and model for sustainable technology. More

  • What’s On

    What’s On

    As well as regular guided site tours & free information, there's Little Explorers for 0-5 year olds, family festivals and several free & inexpensive workshops for adults. More

  • Get Involved

    Get Involved

    The reasons to volunteer or give are as varied as the individuals, communities and businesses that do it. There’s satisfaction, being part of a team, a sense of giving and it’s the right thing to do. More



After reaching out to various organisations, MCSL has been unable to secure sufficient funding to continue its work.  We must therefore advise, with a heavy heart, that the Centre will close on Monday, 30 September 2024.  Thank you to the thousands of people who signed the petition.  Normal programming will continue to the end of September.  Term 3 of Little Explorers will go ahead and all scheduled workshops, school excursions, work experience, venue hire and volunteer programs will continue until then.

Please click on the link below to book any of the special workshops we will be running to end September as this will be your last chance to attend!

Please continue to sign the petition and/or directly contact Campbelltown & Camden Councils as we will continue to advocate for our sustainability work to continue:


MCSL is a registered charity and community-focused organisation that aspires to be a world-class education facility and model for the promotion of sustainable technology and living practices in homes, urban precincts and businesses.

The Centre educates on and demonstrates renewable energy production, energy and water efficiency, waste management and recycling, biodiversity through green space management and chemical-free vegetable production.

MCSL offers community education workshops, school excursions, pre-school programs, sustainable barista training, tours, venue hire and runs projects that build social capacity and empower individuals to practice sustainable lifestyles.

Visiting Times

Monday – Friday: 9.30am-3.30pm

Saturday for workshops: 10.00am-4.00pm

Sunday: by appointment


The Centre always welcomes donations of tools, garden tools, small machinery, straw, hay and financial support. Email us at or ring 46479828 for more information.


MCSL is proudly supported by Campbelltown City Council, Camden Council, and The Australian Botanic Garden of the Royal Botanic Garden & Domain Trust.



Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living is a Registered Charity