Along with Friends of the Bluff, the Barwon Bluff and the Marine Sanctuary are blessed with a number of highly effective organisations dedicated to conserving and protecting the integrity, biodiversity and beauty of this remarkable environment.
Parks Victoria is committed to delivering works on the ground across Victoria’s park network to protect and enhance park values. It is their primary responsibility to ensure parks are healthy and resilient for current and future generations.
Coastcare Victoria proudly supports thousands of community volunteer groups working to protect and enhance Victoria’s 2000 kilometres of coastline
The Barwon Coast Committee of Management (Barwon Coast) has the responsibility for the management of the coastal crown land reserves from Collendina on the eastern boundary of Ocean Grove, through to Blue Rocks to the west of 13th Beach.
Friends of the Lobster Pot
The Barwon Estuary Heritage Centre – the Lobster Pot – is located inside an historic building on the Barwon Estuary. It is home to a wide variety of local geological, botanical, historical, marine and cultural information. Indigenous heritage of the region is included.
Creating an awareness of the issues concerning Victorian fisheries, recreational fishing and the marine and freshwater environment is a key concern of the Department of Primary Industries. The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre in Queenscliff provides education and eco-tourism services that aim to do just this.
This is a new, vibrant Coastcare group attracting young people into the area of coastal conservation.
The City of Greater Geelong have been generous in assisting with the funding of some of our publications.