CAPE PATERSON

RESIDENTS AND RATEPAYERS ASSOCIATION

 

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Weather Forecast

Iuk Eel Season [Mar]

Hot winds cease and temperatures cool.  Iuk (eels) are fat and ready to harvest.

Binap (Manna Gum) is flowering.

Days and nights are of equal length.

Lo-An Tuka, the Hunter, is the star Canopus, seen almost due south at sunset.

Seven Seasons of the Kulin People

Artist - Karina H McInnes
Source - Museum Victoria

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Report on 10 May 2019 hailstorm

The severe hailstorm at Cape Paterson on 10 May 2019 presented many challenges to the
community, some of which are still in the process of being resolved, more than eight
months after the event.


In response to the event and its aftermath, the Cape Paterson Residents and Ratepayers
Association (CPRRA) has conducted a community-based review to establish:
• The extent and nature of the hailstorm and the damage to properties
• The response to the storm event
• The immediate and ongoing economic and social impact on the community
• The lessons and actions that can be taken to prepare Cape Paterson for the future

Enabling Cape Paterson and other communities within Bass Coast Shire to prepare and
respond to future events is a key outcome from the project.  A report on the review is attached here for your information.


 

 

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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