CPRRA 2009 Project

In 2009, the CPRRA and Harmers Haven Residents & Ratepayers Group (HHRRG) were jointly awarded a Federal govt $49,500 Caring for our Country grant to achieve the objectives of Looking after our Hoodies and waterways: Community action and education around weeds, foxes, unleashed dogs, and revegetation. This project was a partnership with the two communities working together with Parks Victoria, Bass Coast Shire Council, Wonthaggi Urban Landcare, Wonthaggi Seedbank, Friends of the Wonthaggi Heathlands & Coastal Reserve and Birds Australia. There were three community working bees that were strongly supported by both communities. In all, the initial grant of $49K was translated into some $200K of delivered value when the value of the services contributed by Council and Agencies, as …

CPRRA 2007-08 Project

In 2007 CPRRA successfully delivered a project to meet the objective to “… treat water … Weeds and rubbish will be removed… Broken pipes will be repaired and the creeks will be revegetated to restore the natural filtration of stormwater flowing onto the beach. This project will treat water from a catchment area of 100 hectares. “ Funding for the project came from a $40K Federal govt Community Water Grant and delivered about $185K value when in-kind contributions from community volunteers and the Council are factored in. Project participants – in addition to the community volunteers – included, in alphabetical order: Bass Coast Shire Council, Cape Paterson Residents & Ratepayers Assoc and Wonthaggi Seedbank. Project Summary Three key problems: FLOODING …