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

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...
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...
21 September 2018
Port Phillip & Westernport CMA Annual Report 2017-18
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is pleased to present the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA Annual Report 2017-18. The report was presented to the Hon. Lisa Neville, Minister for Water on Friday...
1 September 2018
Wildlife monitoring aids feral cat eradication on French Island
Wildlife monitoring has commenced on French Island as part of project to eradicate feral cats from the Island. This work aims to establish the ‘baseline’ activity of feral cats and native wildlife...
20 July 2018
Congratulations to Victorian Landcare Grants 2018-19 recipients
On Thursday 19 July 2018, Minister for Environment Lily D'Ambrosio announced the successful recipients of the Victorian Landcare Grants 2018-19. Funding was provided to 363 Landcare and community environmental...
18 July 2018
National Landcare Conference Attendance Subsidy
The Port Phillip and Westernport CMA, with the support of the Victorian Landcare Program, is offering 5 x $1,000 subsidies to assist Landcare and other community-based NRM group members in the region attend...
24 May 2018
Collaborating for healthy waterways
The Healthy Waterways Strategy (HWS) draft is almost ready for release to the public. Its priorities are big and it proposes ambitious targets. Many people and organisations will need to collaborate to...
8 May 2018
Victorian Landcare Grants 2018-19 now open
The Victorian Government is providing funding to support community-based natural resource management (NRM) groups and networks undertaking on-ground works, education and capacity building projects to protect...