About Us

The Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority (PPWCMA) is a Victorian Government statutory authority working to protect and enhance the region’s environment.

The PPWCMA is one of 10 regional Catchment Management Authorities in the state of Victoria. It wase established in 2002 under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994 and is bound by the Statement of Obligations outlined in the Act.

The responsible ministers are the Hon. Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Water and the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Minister for Solar Homes.

Our vision

A healthy and resilient environment in the Port Phillip and Western Port region.

Our mission

Supporting organisations and communities in the Port Phillip and Western Port region to enhance the health and resilience of its land, water, and biodiversity.

Our values

We value teamwork and we work with others to identify and achieve optimum outcomes

We are champions for a healthy environment in this region and we assist and motivate others to contribute

We value energy and enthusiasm; we embrace challenges and explore new
ways of working to create solutions

We do what we say we will do; we deliver on our promises

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