Our Region, Our Environment, Our Future.
State Government Victoria
The Regional Catchment Strategy for the Port Phillip & Western Port region


The purposes and required content of Regional Catchment Strategies are formally set out in the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994 (section 24) and the Regional Catchment Strategy Guidelines.

This Regional Catchment Strategy aims to protect the environmental assets that are the cornerstones of healthy and resilient ecosystems in the Port Phillip & Western Port region, and to enhance the collaboration and coordination between numerous organisations involved in environmental management.  However, it doesn’t seek to respond to every environmental policy and issue affecting the region nor direct everyone’s conservation activities.

The most important things you need to know about the scope of this strategy are: