Securing local markets and sales across the Mornington Peninsula
Mornington Peninsula Produce brand to drive local sustainable food production
Create and implement a local procurement framework
Themes and Local Areas
Water Supply and Use, Groundwater, Land Use, Soil Health, Marine Environments, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, Communities, Climate Change
Primary Local Area:
Other Local Areas:
Bass Coast, South Gippsland & islands, Casey, Cardinia & Baw Baw, Yarra Ranges & Nillumbik, Urban Melbourne, Port Phillip Bay, Western Port
Mornington Peninsula and broader Melbourne inner region
Scale of the project:
New or continuing work:
Continuing/building on previous work
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Representative organisations (including the Shire, industry groups, philanthropists) as well as from external organisation and agencies such as education, traditional owners and Aboriginal Victorians, State / Federal Government, community banks and funding bodies
Registered Aboriginal Party/s relevant to the project or its area:
Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
Opportunities for investors within this project start from:
$$ (Tens of thousands of dollars)
Estimated scale of investment for full project implementation:
$$$ (Hundreds of thousands of dollars)
Estimated timeframe for full project implementation:
Contribution toward targets
Primary Regional Catchment Strategy target:
Sustainable agriculture – The Green Wedges and high value agricultural land of this region are retained for agricultural use and are supporting diverse and profitable agricultural enterprises
Relevant Biodiversity 2037 goal:
Relevant National Landcare Program priority:
Agriculture systems – Projects that assist agricultural systems (including marine) to adapt to growing market preferences for products with demonstrable traceability and sustainability
The Port Phillip and Western Port region includes the lands, waters and seas of the Bunurong, Wadawurrung and Wurundjeri peoples.
We acknowledge them as the Traditional Owners and pay our respects to Elders, past and present.
The coordination of the Port Phillip and Western Port Regional Catchment Strategy was previously managed Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority (PPWCMA).
On 1st January 2022, the PPWCMA is integrating into Melbourne Water. From this date, Melbourne Water will be responsible for managing the Port Phillip and Western Port Regional Catchment Strategy and this website.