Dandenong High Environmental Response Team


A passionate and enthusiastic group of students known as D.H.E.R.T., have achieved the following:

Tree planting in the school grounds with over 1000 new trees planted so far, and a plan to continue to plant many more in the following years.

City of Greater Dandenong Sustainability Awards – 2 students awarded in 2015 and the school a finalist in the schools award.

A recycling program where all learning spaces and staff-rooms now have recycling bins.
Presenting at and attending environmental conferences.

Fundraising for various conservation organisations and programs.

Conducting an energy, biodiversity and transport audit of the school.


KTK’s Conference Document – click here to view













Click on the image above to view the School Environment Management Plan 2015-2019


Click on the image to view the DHS Silveton Conference Article 2015





Speeches for City of Greater Dandenong Sustainability awards 2015