News

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

26 April 2017
Jacksons Creek Restoration Project Launched in Sunbury
A new project to establish a nature link along Jacksons Creek, between the Emu Bottom Wetlands and Salesian College on the edge of Sunbury, was launched on Monday 24th April. The project has received...

21 April 2017
On Track to Plant 1 Million Trees in the West
‘Greening the West – 1 Million Trees’ project is an initiative that aims to deliver positive health and social outcomes and enhanced livability for communities in the western suburbs of Melbourne. It...

10 April 2017
The Knowledge Banquet is back
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is holding its 2017 ‘Knowledge Banquet’ on Monday 15 May from 9.30am-3.30pm at Zinc, Federation Square. It promises to be a fantastic day of knowledge-sharing...

7 April 2017
Join us to Launch ‘Our Catchments Our Communities’ Projects
The Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority is proud to be launching three projects that have secured funding from the Victorian Government’s Our Catchments Our Communities initiative. These...

6 April 2017
Women in Sustainable Agriculture (WiSA) Leadership Group Going Strong
The Port Phillip and Western Port Women in Sustainable Agriculture (WiSA) leadership group has provided women in our catchment, ongoing opportunities to develop, enhance and share their skills, knowledge,...

4 April 2017
Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning Portal Launched
In a Victorian first, all ten Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) have undertaken regional climate change adaptation planning which is now available through a one stop online portal, www.nrmclimate.vic.gov.au. The...

31 March 2017
The future looks bright for the Western Port Ramsar site
The PPWCMA has welcomed a media release from Minister for Water Lisa Neville MP regarding the new Western Port Ramsar Site Management Plan. Through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning...

28 March 2017
Mornington Peninsula Women on Farms Gathering 2018 Dates Announced
The Women on Farms Gathering (WOFG) is an important annual celebration that recognises and promotes the contribution and experiences of rural and regional women in their communities. The gathering aims...

25 March 2017
Insects Aplenty at Insectary Trial Farm Walk
PPWCMA Regional Landcare Facilitator Karen Thomas hosted a farm walk yesterday of the ‘insectary’ trial she has established at Fielderberry Farm in Cockatoo. A selection of native plants were established...

10 March 2017
Joel Salatin Walk and Talk – 100% certified bioterrorist!
On Friday 24 February 2017, PPWCMA's Sarah Halligan hosted international entrepreneur Joel Salatin from Polyface Farm in Virginia at a Talk and Walk session on Tom's Paddock in Glenburn. Joel is...