Working group members

The working group is chaired by its Area Lead - DELWP.

The group is supported by its Partnership Facilitator - DELWP.

The working group members are:

  • Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GBCMA) (x3)
  • North East Catchment Management Authority (NECMA) (x2)
  • Parks Victoria (x2)
  • Trust for Nature
  • Dja Dja Warrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation

Planning teams

The working group is supported by two planning teams.

The western sub-area planning team consists of:

  • DELWP
  • Parks Victoria
  • Trust for Nature
  • Bararpa Land and Water
  • Connecting Country
  • Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR)
  • Macedon Shire Ranges Council
  • Connecting Country
  • Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation
  • North Central Catchment Management Authority (NCCMA) (x2)
  • Central Victorian Biolinks
  • City of Greater Bendigo

The eastern sub-area planning team consists of:

  • DELWP, Forest Fire Operations, Murrindindi
  • Parks Victoria North (x2)
  • DELWP (x3)
  • DEDTJR (x2)
  • Trust for Nature
  • Indigenous NRM Program
  • GBCMA (x2)
  • Parks Victoria East (x2)
  • Biodiversity Program, GBCMA
  • NECMA (x2)

Meeting schedule

The group is scheduled to meet on:

  • Monday 26 March 2018 (Sub Area Planning Team (SAPT) West)
  • Thursday 5 April 2018 (Working group Area 10)
  • Tuesday 24 April 2018 (SAPT West)
  • Tuesday 1 May 2018 (Working group Area 10)
  • 28 May - 1 June 2018 (SAPT West)

Priorities

An initial task of the working group was to identify priority landscapes or themes within the area, which will form the basis of BRP projects. This process utilised the 40% Cost-effective Actions Maps within the Strategic Management Prospects tool, together with other strategic plans (e.g., Conservation Action Plans), knowledge of existing project footprints and activity (e.g., Biodiversity On-ground Action, Landcare, Weeds and Pests on Public Land) along with the collective expertise of the working group members.

The working group will engage stakeholders within these priority landscapes/themes to develop projects that will most cost-effectively deliver improved biodiversity outcomes within those landscapes or themes.

Area 10 map

Many organisations and community groups involved in on-ground biodiversity projects or planning will be able to participate in collaborative project development or contribute to project delivery. The specific processes for engagement and project development are different within each area and are guided by the BRP working group. Further information will be posted on this page.

If you wish to contribute ideas as part of collaborative project development, please do so by Thursday, 12 April 2018. Contact the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186 to be directed to your area lead, or email biodiversity.plan@delwp.vic.gov.au.