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Peel Main Drain Swales Project

Peel Main Drain Swales Project

While this has been one of our most challenging projects ever, we are now nearing the culmination of the construction phase!  There is now a weir and Swale inlet culverts on the Peel Main Drain ready to divert flows into the Swales. Modifications to the Swales to...
Bindjareb Boodja Green Jobs

Bindjareb Boodja Green Jobs

On the 15th of January, 6 new recruits joined Indigenous Managed Services to deliver the training and employment outcomes for the PHCC GreenJobs project.  The Green Jobs Plan is an investment by the State Government in environmental projects as part of the WA Recovery...
Restoring Tunbridge Gully

Restoring Tunbridge Gully

The Tunbridge Gully restoration project in Boddington is showing great signs of success with the new seedlings planted over the last few years dominating throughout the area. This joint project between South32, the PHCC, Friends of the Reserves – Boddington...
How to Find Numbats in Your Neighbourhood

How to Find Numbats in Your Neighbourhood

Through the Numbat Neighbourhood Project we have been working in collaboration with Tangents TV to create a video to help Landholders determine if they have numbats living in their on-farm habitat. To view the video please follow this link to the our Youtube channel...
Koompkinning – Pumphreys Bridge

Koompkinning – Pumphreys Bridge

Pumphreys Bridge is one of eight priority sites on the Hotham and Williams Rivers, which were chosen for river restoration activities recommended in the recently completed River Action Plan (RAP) (Urbaqua, 2020). PHCC is currently seeking funding to move from planning...
Cockatoo Calls across the Catchment

Cockatoo Calls across the Catchment

Black Cockatoos are one of the most recognisable local wildlife across our catchment. We are lucky to have all three species of Black Cockatoo reside in our catchment. These are the Forest Red-tailed (Calyptorhynchus banksii naso) with its distinctive red striped tail...
Clean Waterways are No Accident!

Clean Waterways are No Accident!

In response to the death of Luca, a young member of Mandurah’s resident Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin population, a group of committed community members have come together to develop and launch a positive behaviour change campaign to inspire litter prevention for...
Is there an Acid Demon Beneath Lake McLarty?

Is there an Acid Demon Beneath Lake McLarty?

Lake McLarty is an “ephemeral” wetland – meaning that it naturally dries out for a few months most years.  Due to Climate Change, these dry phases have been longer and this has the potential to affect the quality of the lake’s water and sediments when the first...
All Things Hotham-Williams Rivers

All Things Hotham-Williams Rivers

Dedicated river health studies and river action plans have now been completed for the Hotham and Williams Rivers in our upper catchment. PHCC is moving forward to seek funding and plan for on-ground actions. Now that the Hotham-Williams River Action Plan (RAP)...

We acknowledge the Noongar people as Traditional Custodians of this land and pay our respects to all Elders past and present