News

Read the latest news from the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Authority.

11 August 2017
CARTs create connections
In early August 2017, the Port Phillip and Westernport CMA hosted five Catchment Action Round Tables (CARTs) across the region. These annual workshops bring Landcare groups and networks, local government,...
3 August 2017
Join us at a screening of ‘A Plastic Ocean’
Click here to book your free tickets via EventArc The Plastic Oceans Foundation Australasia and Port Phillip & Westernport CMA are proud to invite you to a special screening of 'A Plastic Ocean',...
1 August 2017
Supporting community-driven education and business planning
The Port Phillip and Westernport CMA has been assisting the Bunurong Land Council  and the Wurundjeri Council to work towards their goals and aspirations for participation in natural resource management. Bunurong...
28 July 2017
Women in Sustainable Agriculture build their business future
On Tuesday 25th July 2017, nine women from the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA's Women in Sustainable Agriculture (WiSA) group met with Farming Together consultant Kerry Anderson to discuss business...
26 July 2017
Multi-species cover cropping provide environmental and financial benefits
On Friday 21st July 2017, the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA, in partnership with Agriculture Victoria, held a multi-species cover cropping workshop in Myrniong. 20 participants heard from expert...
18 July 2017
Celebrate National Tree Day with your local community
National Tree Day is on Sunday 30th July. It's a great opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community, reconnect with nature and contribute to some exciting projects. Check...
3 July 2017
Sustainable Agriculture projects supported through Port Phillip Bay Fund
The Port Phillip Bay Fund is a Victorian Government grants program that supports community groups and organisations to protect and preserve the environmental health of the bay. The PPWCMA is excited...
30 June 2017
Sarah Halligan wins OCOC Grant
The recipients of the Victorian Government's Our Catchments Our Communities Leadership Development Grants for 2017-18 were announced on Thursday 29 June and the PPWCMA's Sustainable Land Management Coordinator,...
30 June 2017
Protecting our nation’s islands
From 26th - 28th June, environmental officers from across the country, including PPWCMA's Environmental Project Coordinator, Andrew Morrison, gathered at Kangaroo Island to discuss feral cat eradication...
26 June 2017
Native vegetation on farms for production and conservation goals
There are a large number of species and ecological communities that are under threat of extinction, mostly due to land clearing and related loss of habitats. Farmer should be aware of their responsibilities...