Here at the South West Catchments Council, or SWCC as we’re otherwise known, our job, put simply is to work with the community in caring for our south west environment.
You’ll notice by browsing our website we do this in many different ways – working to improve biodiversity, protect our coastal environments, work with farmers to improve their sustainability practices and all while engage our local community in increasing their knowledge and skills in natural resource management. Click on the ‘our work’ section of our site to find out more about our projects.
There are many groups in the south west that work together to achieve these common objectives. As the designated Regional NRM body we have a few additional roles to perform which includes acting as the primary interface between community and government, connecting landholders and community groups with funding and technical expertise, building capacity in the community and importantly developing the Regional NRM strategy.
We receive regional funding from the Australian Government’s Caring for our Country initiative and from the Government of Western Australia to carry out this important work.