News

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

2 October 2017
Strategies and plans for better environments
Good Reads lists over 300 quotes about the virtues of planning.  So its little surprise that the Port Phillip and Western Port region is alive with people making strategies and plans for better environments....
28 September 2017
Working to eradicate French Island’s feral cats
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is working with key stakeholders and agencies to develop a project plan to eradicate feral cats from French Island. A new project plan outlines the actions and...
27 September 2017
Groups collaborate for the environment at Northern CART
The Northern CART (Catchment Action Round Table) was held on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at Romsey Community Hub. 14 people from eight community groups attended, as well as City of Whittlesea, Hume...
22 September 2017
Port Phillip & Westernport CMA Annual Report 2016-17
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is please to announce that the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA Annual Report 2016-17 was tabled in both houses of Parliament on Thursday 21 September 2017.  The...
5 September 2017
Congratulations to the Region’s Landcare Award Winners
Congratulations to the Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation for winning the 2017 'Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare Award' for their work as the owners of the historic property Coranderrk...
4 September 2017
Indigenous Wetland and Shorebird Conservation Training
Please note that this event is now booked out. As part of the Ramsar Protection Program, Indigenous Australians are invited to attend the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA's Indigenous Wetland and...
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
‘A Plastic Ocean’ uncovers the impact of waste
The Plastic Oceans Foundation Australasia and Port Phillip & Westernport CMA are proud to invite you to a special screening of 'A Plastic Ocean', a multi award-winning documentary on the ecological...
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...