Port Phillip Bay Fund: Round One Projects

Project TitleApplicant OrganisationYearsFunding
Furthering health of foreshore and vulnerable bay habitats: ongoing revegetation and educationFriends of Williams Road Beach1$6,700
Restore indigenous vegetation on Beleura Cliff PathFriends of Beleura Cliff Path1$2,641
Waste, Wildlife & Our WaterwaysA.W.A.R.E (Australian Wildlife Assistance, Rescue and Education) Inc.1$6,300
Love Your Creek - Love Your BayDarebin Creek Management Committee1$7,120
Better Bay Water Quality - Balcombe Estuary Riparian Restoration & Improvement, Mt MarthaBalcombe Estuary Reserves Group Mt Martha Inc1$9,960
Teaching materials on how farmers are protecting the Bay through environmental stewardshipFarming Moorabool1$5,661
Scout cleanup and audits of beaches for micro-plastics and erosion1st/14th Brighton Sea Scouts Venturer Unit1$9,860
Richmond West Rainwater Garden - a multicultural school community connecting with the BayRichmond West Primary School1$9,785
Community enhancing Westgate Park's wetlands to improve health of Port Phillip BayFriends of Westgate Park Inc.2$55,550
Litter and flows  - connecting the Yarra and the BayYarra Riverkeeper Association3$147,000
Rapid response to litter cleanups after high rainfallFriends of Merri Creek Inc3$52,420
Working together to target the source of marine debris & litterTangaroa Blue Foundation Ltd2$33,598
Caring For Our Bays Phase 2Bellarine Catchment Network1$99,000
Melbourne’s Multicultural Coastcare / Landcare Team - a first for VictoriaCoastcare  - Port Phillip and Western Port  Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning2$99,996
RAMSAR Wetland Connectivity and Bay Health Protection through Community ActionConservation Volunteers Australia1$97,375
Optimising fertiliser application rates to reduce excess nutrient runoff into the BayBalliang Food and Fibre Group2$47,850
Clean Bay Blueprint: litter evidence, pro-active education and collaborationPort Phillip EcoCentre Inc3$289,076
Love Our Street, Creek and Bay - litter reduction programLove Our Street3$36,731
St Columba's: Operation STEAM Clean the Bay (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, Maths)St Columba's Primary School3$76,765
Restoring Coast Banksia Woodland, across the Mornington PeninsulaMornington Peninsula Shire1$86,910
Living Water Workbees: private/public co-creation of weather-resilient Bay and catchmentsPort Phillip EcoCentre (with Werribee Riverkeeper)3$300,000
Restoring healthy ecosystems on subtidal reefs: an integrated approachNational Centre for Coasts and Climate, The University of Melbourne3$297,443
Protective fencing to protect Hooded Plover habitat nests and chicksFriends of the Hooded Plover ( Mornington Peninsula) Inc1$38,000
River to the Bay, Creating Healthy WaterwaysYarra Ranges Council3$296,000
Coastal Ambassadors Working for a Healthy and Valued Port Phillip BayDolphin Research Institute3$152,742
Black Rock Pre School Beach KinderBlack Rock Pre School1$14,120
Our Future City: 'Linking By Design' CompetitionLoci Environment and Place Inc.1$25,000
Chandler Park Wetlands Kew - project implementationBoroondara City Council2$200,000
Strengthening ReefWatch - communities monitoring the health of Port Phillip BayVictorian National Parks Association (VNPA)3$299,037
Managing nitrogen loads in Port Phillip Bay: towards better water qualityNational Centre for Coasts and Climate, The University of Melbourne3$281,600
From grey to green: nature-based solutions for coastal protectionNational Centre for Coasts and Climate, The University of Melbourne3$174,548
Upgrading Beach Drainage OutletsMornington Peninsula Shire1$100,000
Community Based Litter ActionMelbourne Water3$122,600
Reducing litter and sediment, and raising awareness in the Tanti Creek catchmentMelbourne Water1$100,000
Bay Friendly BusinessesFrankston City Council1$30,000
Help Save Sam SeadragonBeach Patrol Australia Inc.1$10,200