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New staff and a new strategy for the catchment

3 December 2018

There have been some recent staff changes here at the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA with new team members filling a number of roles, including the Regional Catchment Strategy Coordinator position. Ian...

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Traditional Owners graduate from conservation course

23 November 2018

Six Indigenous Victorians received their Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management this week as part of a training program aimed at supporting Traditional Owners to strengthen their cultural...

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Wildlife monitoring continues on French Island

16 November 2018

Work to monitor feral cat activity and native animal populations on French Island continues to yield positive results since it was established a few months ago.  Part of a project to eradicate feral...

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2017-18 Victorian CMAs Actions and Achievements Report

25 October 2018

Victoria’s Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) have had another strong year, delivering healthier waterways and catchments, jobs and more liveable communities right across the state. The 2017-18...

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Wadawurrung and PPWCMA partnership agreement signed

23 October 2018

Yesterday (Monday 22nd OCtober 2018) the PPWCMA Board and staff were excited to further strengthen their strong relationship with Wadawurrung - Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation by signing a joint partnership...

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1 million trees planted for Greening the West

19 October 2018

In May 2015, Greg Hunt MP planted the first tree of the Greening the West - 1 Million Trees Project along the lower Kororoit Creek in Altona. The project's goal was ambitious - to create sustainable,...

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The future of spaces and places in cities

17 October 2018

Living Links Coordinator Sarah Maclagan was thrilled to attend the International Parks and Leisure Congress 2018 earlier this week. Held at the iconic MCG, the congress brought together parks and leisure...

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Galeena Beek returned to Wurundjeri people

15 October 2018

The Port Phillip and Westernport CMA were honoured to be present last week (Tuesday 9th October 2018) when the Hon. Natalie Hutchins MP, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, formally handed over the title...

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National Landcare Award for Coranderrk

12 October 2018

Congratulations to Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation who last night won a National Landcare Award in the Australian Government Partnerships for Landcare category for their work on Coranderrk. Set...

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Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat Biolink project springs ahead

10 October 2018

The Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat project has used the warmer spring weather as an opportunity to jump into action and undertake some key actions. The project, being delivered by the Mornington Peninsula...

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