The Victorian Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) Actions and Achievements Report showcases the combined and individual achievements of Victoria’s 10 CMAs, and the impact of their work in local communities and ecosystems.
On 1 January 2022, Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority integrated into Melbourne Water, including all CMA responsibilities and community projects.
For over 25 years, Victoria’s CMAs have delivered land, water and biodiversity programs that not only enhance and protect our environment but support thriving communities.
The Victorian CMAs Action and Achievements Report is released each financial year. It presents tangible outputs supported by case studies and connects these to Victorian and Australian policy and strategic developments.
In January 2022, Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority integrated into Melbourne Water – an exciting next step for natural resource management in Victoria. The new team finalised the draft Regional Catchment Strategy, signing on more than 100 partner organisations to support its delivery.
Other highlights for the region include:
- Leading long-term, landscape-scale flagship collaborations through Grow West, Yarra4Life and Living Links
- Completing 4 Regional Catchment Strategies to provide the strategic direction for integrated catchment management in the Port Phillip and Westernport region.
- Developing and maintaining strong and enduring partnerships with our region’s:
- 3 Registered Aboriginal Parties
- 17 Landcare Networks
- 85 Landcare Groups.
Future aspirations include realising the benefits of the integration of the CMA into Melbourne Water, and building strong partnerships to create a healthy and resilient environment in the region.
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Past editions can be viewed on the VicCatchments website.