Yearly updates on the environmental water quality of the Bay and its catchments
Helping you protect & enjoy our waterways
Many beaches in the bay are still rated as poor today (8 December 2017) due to continued rainfall causing runoff from stormwater outlets. The affected beaches are marked as red on the Beach Report map.
Keen-eyed Melburnians have been treated to an eventful whale watching season this year, with a record number of reported whale sightings in our bays.
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metres is the average depth of Port Phillip Bay
of the Burrunan dolphin live in Port Phillip Bay
species can be found in and around Port Phillip Bay
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio has announced the launch of State of the Bays 2016 - the Victorian Government’s first ‘health check’ for the iconic Port Phillip Bay and Western Port.
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