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The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (the Authority) was established under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994.
Ten Regional Catchment and Land Protection Boards were established under the Catchment and Land Protection Act 1994. Nine of these were reconstituted as statutory authorities under the Catchment and Land Protection (Amendment) Act 1998. The Port Phillip Catchment and Land Protection Board retained its former status.
Regional Catchment Management Authorities are:
- Corangamite Catchment Management Authority
- East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
- Glenelg-Hopkins Catchment Management Authority
- Goulburn-Broken Catchment Management Authority
- Mallee Catchment Management Authority
- North Central Catchment Management Authorit
- North East Catchment Management Authority
- West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
- Wimmera Catchment Management Authority
Function was to advise Government on the management of land and water resources in their regions, oversee the preparation and implementation of regional catchment management strategy and promote the improved management of land and water resources.
The Authority consists of:
- A Board, responsible for strategic direction of natural resource management in the Region
- Several formal Advisory Groups consisting of local community members and Agencies with a range of backgrounds and experience in natural resource management
- A Chief Executive Officer reporting directly to the Board and managing the day-to-day activities of the Authority and,
- The staff.