Coast and Marine

The Corangamite region includes 175 square kilometres of Victoria’s coastal fringe and approximately 450 square kilometres of in-shore coastal waters.

The coastal and marine environments within the Corangamite region are highly diverse. Marine habitats include intertidal rocky reefs, shallow rocky reefs, deep rocky reefs, pelagic waters, sand beaches, subtidal sandy and muddy seabeds, and intertidal mudflats.

Coastal habitats are dominated by a variety of vegetation classes, with Coastal Dune Scrub, Coastal Headland Scrub, Coastal Tussock Grassland, and Coastal Saltmarsh EVCs being most vulnerable to threatening processes.

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Marine Protected Areas

Within Victoria’s jurisdiction, marine protected areas are managed by Parks Victoria, with the majority of compliance work contracted to Fisheries Victoria.

Corangamite’s marine protected areas are:

Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
Point Addis Marine National Park
The Arches Marine Sanctuary
Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary
Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary
Point Danger Marine Sanctuary
Barwon Bluff Marine Sanctuary

Twelve Apostles Marine National Park

Works on Waterways

For further information works on waterways permits

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Flood Advice

Need flood advice for a property in the Corangamite Region?

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Barwon River Zonings 2018-19

Click here for the current list of 2018-19 zonings for the Barwon River

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Corangamite Waterway Strategy

A new eight-year plan for healthy rivers, estuaries and wetlands.

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Public Notices

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Public Notices

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Get Involved

Become a volunteer with a Corangamite CMA community group
Landcare
EstuaryWatch
Waterwatch
Coastcare

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Knowledge Base

The Corangamite CMA Knowledge Base is an extensive collection of publications and technical reports on all aspects of the catchment.

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Flood Information



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