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

Leadership for coasts

The success of this strategy will be evidence of great leadership.  

Leaders will drive the achievement of its targets with the regional community.  They will bring relevant organisations together and foster collaboration to achieve optimum results with available resources.

Specific targets are set for the extent of native vegetation within coastal zones across the region (Targets).  Leaders for the achievement of the targets and agreed statements of commitment are listed below.  Targets and leadership arrangements will be determined in consultation with relevant departments, agencies and delegated land managers.

Zone Native
vegetation
area (Ha)
Target Lead role Statement of commitment
Phillip Island ocean

922

To be determined

To be determined To be determined
Phillip Island bay 52 To be developed To be developed To be developed
French Island south 693 To be developed To be developed To be developed
French Island north 1,293 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Western Port east 556 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Western Port north 1,338 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Hastings 662 Within with Hastings zone, the extent of the native vegetation in the Crib Point Stony Point Crown land Reserve will be maintained to 2030 Crib Point Stony Point Committee of Management The Crib Point Stony Point Crown Land Reserve Committee of Management considers this target important and achievable.  The Committee will act in partnership with DEPI and other organisations to protect the extent of the native vegetation on its Crown Land Reserve.  The Committee will take a lead role in areas such as management planning and on-ground work. 

Crib Point Stony Point Crown Land Reserve Committee of Management, April 2014
Sandy Pt to Flinders 1,121 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Flinders to Pt Nepean 1,782 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Port Phillip Bay
eastern beaches
440 In the portion of the Port Phillip Bay eastern beaches zone managed by City of Kingston, 36.3 ha of native coastal vegetation across 13km of foreshore to be maintained by 2035. City of Kingston The Kingston City Council considers this target important and achievable. This target will be achieved through the provision of staff and resources to maintain the vegetation in the coastal reserves.

Tony Collins, Parks & Recreation Team Leader
Port Phillip Bay north
western shoreline
1,505 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Geelong 33 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Corio Bay south 210 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Swan Bay 725 To be developed To be developed To be developed
Queenscliffe 52 To be developed To be developed To be developed