Better Bays and Waterways: A Water Quality Improvement Plan for Port Phillip Bay and Westernport

Environmental Protection Authority / Melbourne Water


Better Bays and Waterways, developed by Environment Protection Authority Victoria and Melbourne Water, sets out over 90 actions as part of a five year plan across all level of government to improve Melbourne s bays and waterways.

The actions from this plan are set for more than 30 organisations including local government, five Victorian Government agencies, research institutions and community groups.

The plan broadly describes the values, threats and current condition of the region's catchments, waterways and Port Phillip and Western Port bays. 93 stated actions, across 15 focus areas are aimed at reducing the amount of pollutants entering waterways and bays from rural, urban and coastal areas.