We are leaders in integrated catchment management, partnering with our communities to enhance East Gippsland’s landscapes, biodiversity and cultural heritage.
Here you will find information about the roles and responsibilities of the Authority in the management of land, biodiversity and water resources in the region. You will also find information about the features of our major rivers, the key threats to these rivers, and the progress being made towards improving and keeping them in good health.
Have Your Say on the new RCS
We are renewing the region’s Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS), the overarching strategy for managing our natural resources across East Gippsland. We want your local knowledge, priorities and ideas to help contribute to its development.
The EGCMA is working closely with landholders and communities in fire affected areas across the region, whose lives and livelihoods were impacted by the 2019/20 bushfires.
WHAT WE DO
We plan and coordinate natural resource management across the region.
The Authority undertakes a variety of projects throughout the region.
REGIONAL LANDSCAPE AREAS
We work with a number of partners to improve the region’s landscapes.
Coordinating the funding for Landcare activities within the region.
The Gippsland Lakes system is a large estuarine complex.
Strategies and plans in natural resource management for the region.
Drought Employment Program