This strategy

This Port Phillip and Western Port Regional Catchment Strategy is a guide to conserving our region’s land, waters and biodiversity so they continue to sustain and enrich life, economies, health and social wellbeing for this and future generations. 

Researching and compiling this region-scale Strategy was a major responsibility of the Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority (now Melbourne Water). This fourth edition builds on 25 years of learning and experience in supporting collaborative achievement by Councils, Government agencies, public utilities, community organisations, businesses, farmers, landholders and citizens.

This Strategy recognises Traditional Owners as the voice for their Country and their rights to pursue their aspirations for its waterways, land and biodiversity.