The Regional Catchment Strategy for the Port Phillip & Western Port region
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31 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 6 (Approval and Changes)
Approval The final RCS will be signed off by the Port Phillip & Westernport Catchment Management Authority Board and submitted to the Ministers responsible for administering the Catchment and...
23 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 5 (Key Audiences)
The Port Phillip & Western Port region has a high number and diversity of stakeholders active in the management of the region’s native vegetation, waterways, agricultural land, biodiversity assets,...
20 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 4 (Local Areas)
The Local Areas section will focus on the integration of the themes and related topics in a way that is relevant to local communities. There are seven local areas and two major bay systems within...
17 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 3 (Themes)
The RCS 2021-27 will consist of five major themes that are in line with the State Government’s ‘Our Catchments, Our Communities’ Integrated Catchment Management Strategy (2016). The major themes...
13 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 2 (Principles)
The core principle when developing the next RCS will be to adopt a whole‐of‐system approach for land, water and biodiversity planning and delivery. This is often referred to as integrated catchment...
5 January 2020
Summary of RCS Guidelines – Part 1 (Background & Purpose)
In the first installment of our summary of the recently released Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) guidelines from the Victorian Catchment Management Council, we take a look at what exactly is the RCS...
23 December 2019
RCS Guidelines Released
The Victorian Catchment Management Council have now released guidelines for the development of the next iteration of Victoria’s Regional Catchment Strategies (RCSs), covering the period 2021‐2027. The...
2 December 2019
RCS Committee Changes
New Board members were appointed at the Port Phillip & Westernport CMA on 1 October 2019, leading to one change on the RCS Committee. Our RCS Committee is now made up of (left to right) Neville Goodwin...
17 November 2019
RCS Preparations
Representatives from all 10 CMAs, the Victorian Catchment Management Council and DELWP recently came together to discuss the first steps towards renewing each region's regional catchment strategy (RCS). Facilitated...
6 September 2019
Renewing the RCS
It’s been six years since the current Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) was produced and soon it will be time for a renewal. Preliminary work has commenced, with a draft Project Plan developed that...