Healthy Waterways Strategy

Mother and child at Darebin Parklands

The Healthy Waterways Strategy 2018-28 is a shared strategy across Melbourne Water, state and local government, water corporations and the community.

The strategy provides direction towards a regional vision for the health of rivers, estuaries and wetlands in the Port Phillip and Westernport region.

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Read the Co-designed Catchment Programs

The Co-Designed Catchment Programs support the region-wide strategy by providing a flexible framework for managing waterways in the five catchments of the Port Phillip and Westernport region.

Get involved 

We’re working with stakeholders and the community to collaboratively implement the Healthy Waterways Strategy. Find out how to get involved on our YourSay engagement platform.

Related documentation 

Waterways and Drainage Investment Plan: 2016 to 2021 financial years

The plan is a requirement of the Water Industry Act 1994, and outlines our responsibilities, goals and work to manage waterways, drainage and floodplains (primarily funded by the Waterways and Drainage Charge).


Last updated:
6 August 2020