The Regional Catchment Strategy for the Port Phillip & Western Port region
Strategy Development

This Regional Catchment Strategy builds on previous editions published in 1997 and 2004.

Much was learned from writing and implementing previous editions. Review of past strategies and understanding our region has led to:

  • The creation of this strategy as a website
  • Its focus on ‘SMART’, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound, targets as a basis for sound planning, monitoring and reporting
  • The PPWCMA’s intent that every target needs a willing partner with agreed roles in leading its achievement and measuring success.

The development of this strategy has been undertaken over approximately three years and has involved the following steps.