News

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

3 December 2018
New staff and a new strategy for the catchment
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...
23 November 2018
Traditional Owners graduate from conservation course
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...
16 November 2018
Wildlife monitoring continues on French Island
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...
25 October 2018
2017-18 Victorian CMAs Actions and Achievements Report
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...
23 October 2018
Wadawurrung and PPWCMA partnership agreement signed
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...
19 October 2018
1 million trees planted for Greening the West
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,...
17 October 2018
The future of spaces and places in cities
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...
15 October 2018
Galeena Beek returned to Wurundjeri people
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...
12 October 2018
National Landcare Award for Coranderrk
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...
10 October 2018
Greens Bush to Arthurs Seat Biolink project springs ahead
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...