Our Mission

Protecting Water Quality

Protecting water quality in the Werribee River, other local waterways and wetlands flowing to the coastline and into Port Phillip Bay

Re-establish natural habitat

Promoting the re-establishment of natural habitat for wildlife in the Werribee River catchment

Attractive natural places

Providing attractive natural places for people to access and enjoy


Providing educational programs about environmentally sustainable practices, educating a growing and diverse population living in the west of Melbourne

Book us for an educational experience

Book us for an educational experience

We offer a Be Waterways Smart Educational Program, including Riverkeeper Walks, Mad About Platypus sessions, River Detectives, Litter Champions, Habitat Restoration, and more…

All programs can be adapted to the needs of your learners, audience or community. Location and timeframes are also adaptable. We also provide support for further learning and engagement.

Areas of focus cover themes of environmental science – animal science, geology, botany, citizen science, birdlife, local history, waterways management, habitat restoration, waste management, human well-being, and community leadership.



Phase 1 is now complete, you can find out more here.


With the onset of climate change in the Werribee Catchment, a number of observations have been made.  Find our more here.

Join in as a volunteer - for as much or as little as you like! All support is greatly appreciated!

Werribee River Association invites community members to submit their photos to the Iconic Photos of Wyndham photo competition, to show case our landscapes and waterways, birdlife and photos that tell a story in an outdoor setting, in Wyndham.

Iconic Photos of Wyndham photo competition is for all skill levels and open to locals – people who live, work or study in the City of Wyndham. 3 prizes of $250 each will be awarded.

Entrants can upload up to 5 photos per category, using images the prize categories as creative prompts.

The prize categories include:

  • Iconic landscapes and/or waterways in Wyndham
  • Wyndham Birdlife
  • A photo that tells a story, located in outdoor space in Wyndham – please include a few words to describe the story

Entries open 1 May 2021 and close 1 September 2021.