News

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

30 March 2019
Adopting variable fertiliser rates in grain production
The PPWCMA, Precision Agriculture and Balliang Food and Fibre Group recently ran a field day for cereal growers in the west of the Port Phillip and Western Port region. The focus of the event was the results...
6 March 2019
Strawberry Springs wins National Biosecurity Award
Last night, Yarra Valley strawberry grower, Luciano Corallo, from Strawberry Springs in Millgrove, was the recipient of the National Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year Award, presented at the 2019 Australian...
1 March 2019
PPWCMA and Mornington Peninsula Landcare network sign partnership agreement
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA was excited to sign a formal partnership agreement with the Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network in late February. The agreement outines both organisations'...
16 January 2019
Vigilance encouraged as Queensland Fruit Fly season hits
Queensland Fruit Fly season is upon us so it’s important that all of us, from tourist to home gardener to commercial producer, are vigilant about our fruit handling to prevent an outbreak. If you...
20 December 2018
Partnership agreement signed with Bunurong Land Council
The Port Phillip & Westernport CMA is proud to have recently signed a formal partnership agreement with the Bunurong Land Council. PPWCMA Board and staff joined Bunurong Land Council CEO Dan Turnbull...
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...