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  • Australian and New Zealand Guidelines for Fresh and Marine Water Quality

    These guidelines, which are usually called the 'ANZECC guidelines' and are available in our Document Library, provide government and the community - especially regulators, industry, consultants, community groups and catchment and water managers - with a framework for conserving ambient water quality in our rivers, lakes, estuaries and marine waters.

  • Botany Bay Coastal Catchments Initiative

    This Initiative (BBCCI) is majority funded by the Australian Government and being project managed and part funded by the SMCMA.  This Initiative seeks to achieve long-term protection of the surface waters of Botany Bay.

  • Catchment Action Plan

    The draft Catchment Action Plan will assist the SMCMA in ensuring that natural resource management projects are undertaken in priority areas within the catchment, and that these projects lead to the best outcomes for the environment and the community.  The SMCMA Action Plan Targets can be found in our Document Library.

  • Clearwater

    Clearwater presents training, resources, advice and referrals so you can achieve real change in your urban environment.

  • Georges River Cultural Project

    The Parklands, Culture and Communities project looks at how cultural diversity shapes people's understandings and use of the Georges River and nearby open spaces in Sydney's south west.

  • Rivers SOS

    Rivers SOS is an alliance of over 40 environmental and community groups concerned with the wrecking of rivers in New South Wales by mining operations.

  • Water Sensitive Urban Design in the Sydney Region

    The aim of the WSUD in Sydney Program is to enhance the ability and willingness of Council staff and Councillors to promote and implement more sustainable water management practices in Sydney Australia.


  • Biodiversity of the Georges River Catchment

    Information about Aquatic and Terrestrial Biodiversity of the Georges River.

  • Frogs Australia Network

    Hosted by Zoos Victoria, Frogs Australia is a national network about: 1) Increasing the knowledge and awareness of Australian frogs and their conservation; 2) Linking groups and individuals interested in frogs across Australia; 3) Improving the sharing of information between science and community; 4) Generating a comprehensive database on the distribution and occurrance of Australian frogs.

  • Georges River Environmental Education Centre (GREEC)

    The GREEC offers programs, excursions and lessons for teachers and students and a wealth of environmental information and links can be found on their website.

  • OceanWatch Australia - Government, teachers and recreational fishers.

    Various fact sheets and resources relating to catchments, fishing best practice, and fish habitat.

  • OceanWatch Australia - Teachers and Students.

    Teaching kids about where healthy seafood comes from and how to maintain a healthy catchment is the aim of Oceanwatch Australia's latest project "Our Valuable Estuaries".

  • Sydney Water

    Sydney Water offers schools easy ways to save water and money, educate about water, and become water ambassadors in your local community.

  • Water for Life

    This hub is designed as a 'one-stop-shop' on everything to do with water education for the community.  It will be regularly updated and contains a range of useful tools, resources, events and professional learning opportunities.


  • Bankstown Council

  • Bankstown Council Environment Pages

    A wide range of information on environmental issues including sustainable living, catchments and waterways, biodiversity and environmental projects.

  • Bankstown Council Environmental Publications

    Council environmental publications, including State of the Environment Reports, Catchment Masterplans, environmental newsletters and other fact sheets and brochures.

    pdf icon Yeramba Loop Walking Trail (926.04kB)

  • Caring for Our Country

    Caring for our Country is the Federal Government's natural resource management initiative.

  • Fairfield City Council
  • Hurstville City Council

    Hurstville City Council is committed to working with the Hurstville City community to achieve environmental sustainability. This is reflected in the goal contained in our Environment Policy of fostering  'A sustainable city that protects and enhances the natural environment for present and future generations'.   View our information on the State of the Environment Report, Council Initiatives, and current Projects.

  • Reporting for Local Government on Community Strategic Plan

  • Sydney Metro CMA

    The Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Management Authority (SMCMA) is a NSW Government agency responsible for the coordination and management of Sydney's natural resources.  In Sydney, natural resources include land, rivers, estuaries and coastal systems.

  • Sydney Water

    Information about water conservation, as well as rebates and retrofitting.

  • Water for Life

    Raise community awareness about water conservation and the NSW Metropolitan Water Plan.