The Western Port Catchment Committee (WPCC) is a community/agency liaison group with an interest in the sustainability of the Western Port catchment region. Originally established by the Port Phillip & Western Port Catchment Management Authority, the group has continued to meet independently since 2003. Now supported by the Biosphere Foundation and Melbourne Water, its secretariat is located at the Biosphere Foundation's office in Hastings.
The WPCC provides a networking forum to:
For further information, please contact WPCC executive officer Ian Stevenson.
At Balla Balla Community Centre (Casey Indoor Leisure Complex: 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977)
The Proposed agenda includes two highly-recommended topics and speakers:
Update on the Port of Hastings development planning. Mike Lean, CEO, Port of Hastings Development Authority. Download Presention October 2013
Deciding for the Coast – Federally funded project for the four Western Port councils re climate change planning issues, Greg Hunt, Executive Officer South-eastern Councils Climate Change Alliance, September 2011: Presentation, project summary
Presentations from the Western Port Science Review. According to Prof Mick Keough, who coordinated the review, Western Port has been "off the radar" and there is much that we don't know.
Biodiversity Law Update, June 2010
Nicola Rivers EDO Policy and Law Reform Director
EPA – A Modern & Accountable Regulator?, April 2010
Cheryl Batagol, Chair EPA Victoria
Meetings are held every two months from 9.30am–12.00pm at Balla Balla Community Centre, Casey Indoor Leisure Complex, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne (Melway 134 B6). New faces welcome.
Free parking is available outside the centre, located to the west of the greater library/aquatic centre complex.
© Mornington Peninsula & Western Port Biosphere Reserve Foundation Ltd 2013