CAPE PATERSON

RESIDENTS AND RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION

 

The next working bee will be on Saturday 8 February 2020 at 9am.  

Meet at the Wonthaggi Lifesaving Club.    ALL WELCOME

Weather Forecast

Biderap Dry Season [Jan-Feb]

Hot, dry weather. High temperatures and low rainfall.  Female Common Brown butterflies are flying.

Bowat (tussock-grass) is long and dry.

The Southern Cross is high in the south at sunrise.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

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PLEASE DONATE TO OUR FIGHTING FUND

As detailed at the AGM on 12th Jan we are asking for donations to pay for an “expert witness” to strategically justify and argue the case to reduce the Northern town boundary. We also hope to have some legal representation at the Planning Panel hearing later this year. This will cost some thousands of dollars so please donate if you can.

HOW TO DONATE: Either by bank transfer, identifying yourself in the “Remitter” field to: BSB: 633 000 A/C No: 1309 56113 Remitter: your “surname-initials” Or, by cheque payable to “Cape Paterson Residents & Ratepayers Association”, and posted to: The Secretary, Cape Paterson Residents & Ratepayers Association, PO Box 280 Wonthaggi VIC 3995

We’d prefer a surname with the bank transfer so we can acknowledge donations but it is not essential if you’d rather it was anonymous.

 

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If you want to help restore our local bushland, or if you have any questions, you can contact us by email by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To amuse you ...

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CPRRA Members

Membership is open to any person who supports the purposes of the Association is eligible for membership, provided they are:
a) a resident of Cape Paterson; or,
b) a ratepayer of the Bass Coast Shire owning property in Cape Paterson; or,.
c) support the purpose of the Association.

To join, simply fill in the Membership Application on the left and pay the membership fees.

You can download the Rules of Association by clicking here

CPRRA is a not-for-profit
incorporated association

Whale Watch

There are many whales seen in our area but few sightings are formally recorded - so there is no evidence of these. So, if you see a whale, please:

- Take a photo and/or note the fin and tail shape, plus any markings

- Note the time/day/location

Then e-mail this info to our local Whale Watcher by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Our Hoodies

    Hooded PloversWe have two valuable Hooded Plover breeding sites at Undertow Bay and 2nd Surf Beach.  Hoodies are endangered species with breeding success currently very low.  To protect them you must:

      - Read and follow signage

      - Only observe them from a distance of 80-100m

      - Keep your dog on a lead and well away from the birds.

          To find out more about our Hoodies, click here