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Welcome to the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority.

We’ve done our best to answer your questions on this website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please call us on 1800 002 262, or email your question.

What we do

The Corangamite CMA was established in 1997 to ensure the protection and sustainable development of land, vegetation and water resources within a boundary stretching from Geelong to Ballarat and along the Surf Coast to Peterborough.

Our region

Approximately 420,000 people live in the region’s 13,340 square kilometres of south-western Victoria and 175 kilometres of coastal fringe.

The region is defined by four river basins – the Moorabool, Barwon, Lake Corangamite and Otway Coast.

It includes all or part of the cities of Ballarat and Greater Geelong, the Borough of Queenscliffe and the shires of Moorabool, Surf Coast, Corangamite, Golden Plains, Colac Otway and Moyne.



Get involved

It takes the whole community to make our region thrive. There are so many reasons why volunteering is beneficial: social, educational, economic and environmental. Volunteering deepens your sense of belonging. Now, more than ever, we need your help. What will your contribution to your neighbourhood be? We look forward to meeting you.

Knowledge Base

The Corangamite CMA Knowledge Base is an extensive collection of publications and technical reports on all aspects of the catchment. The collection focuses on information written specifically for the Corangamite region. The database has been indexed by subject and locality for information retrieval and analysis.

About us

Our purpose is to be the regional leader working with land managers, communities, other organisations and governments to protect and improve the health of the region’s natural resources (water, soils, biodiversity) to improve the health and sustainable productivity of the Corangamite region.

Our vision for the Corangamite Region

Healthy and productive lands and waters cared for by thriving communities


We welcome your enquiry

The Corangamite CMA involves communities in planning and implementing works in the region.

If you would like to forward us your thoughts or ideas for future projects, or have a general enquiry please contact us at the address shown, or complete our contact form.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority

ABN: 60 355 974 029

Colac Office
64 Dennis Street, Colac VIC 3250
PO Box 159, Colac, VIC 3250
T: 1800 002 262
F: 03 5232 2759

Hours: 8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

Geelong Office
54A Corio St, Geelong VIC 3220

T: 1800 002 262
F: 03 5232 2759

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