About

Kananook Creek Feb 2014The Port Phillip and Westernport CMA (PPWCMA) is one of ten regional Catchment Management Authorities. It was established in 2002 as the peak natural resource management body in the Port Phillip and Western Port region to develop and oversee the implementation of the Regional Catchment Strategy.

The PPWCMA provides leadership to a range of stakeholder groups and works to deliver integrated catchment management and sustainability of the region’s catchment assets by building cooperation, coordination and partnerships amongst these groups.

Our stakeholders are varied and include businesses, government agencies, strategy partners, landholders and individuals interested in improving the environment, community and landcare groups and local government organisations.

The PPWCMA was delegated its powers and functions under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994.

The PPWCMA is bound by the Statement of Obligations under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994. To view our other policies and registers, visit the Publications page.

For details on Freedom of Information and how to lodge a request, click here.

For a visual perspective of the area we oversee, view the PPWCMA region map.