Wolston and Centenary Catchments Inc (WaCC) is a community-based not for profit organisation working with the community to protect and enhance the natural environment within and around Wolston and Centenary Catchments.
As a lead community organisation for local conservation initiatives, WaCC works closely with partners and volunteers in projects such as creek restoration, biodiversity surveys and nature appreciation. WaCC also offers capacity-building opportunities for members and volunteers.
Our Vision: Our Catchment… Our Community… Our Commitment
A catchment that is ecologically balanced and valued by its community
To protect and enhance the natural environment and resources within and around Wolston and Centenary Catchments.
Foster collaborative partnerships with all levels of government, community and industry to achieve outcome-based results.
Advocate sustainable land-use and conservation practices needed in the catchment, recognising the interactions between land, waterways, vegetation, wildlife and recognising the value of biodiversity.
Foster cooperation between all members of this community in achieving the mission of the association.
Increase awareness, appreciation and care of our natural environment.
Engage in projects and initiatives that have sound planning and clear measurable outcomes.
Build the capacity of WaCC and the community.
Seek and maintain diverse funding sources.
Our Core Values
We are committed to protecting and enhancing our natural environment.
We believe in taking care of our natural resources for the benefit of future generations.
We encourage responsible environmental behaviour through community education and engagement.
We are committed to professional governance and regular review of our practices for accountability, effectiveness and relevance.
We use the best available conservation science and environmental management practices to set priorities, make decisions and take actions.
We practice fair and objective decision-making.
We conduct our work in an environmentally and socially sensitive manner.
We value collaborative partnerships and volunteerism.
We maintain a supportive environment through teamwork, good leadership, and a sense of fulfillment, fun and humour.