Read about the historic rejection of AGL’s gassy plans for Westernport’s unique wildlife haven.
Westernport Bay’s protected Ramsar wetlands, marine national parks and conservation reserves are home to seals, penguins, dolphins, whales, fish and migratory waterbirds.
This highly inter-connected wildlife wonderland was at risk from AGL’s proposed 290 metre long and 14 storey giant fossil fuel import facility.
But a powerful movement came together and successfully protected this sensitive marine and coastal ecosystem from the risky, toxic project. After sustained collaborative effort by community and environmental groups the Victorian Government rejected the plan!
Find out more about the incredible wildlife of Westernport Bay, and why it was so important to keep it gas-free.