Useful Links & References


Flora & Fauna






Frankston City Council
Contact details for general enquiries:

Enquiries concerning the environment:

Frankston Community Connection The Frankston Community Connection is a web site where the community of Frankston can tell it's story, and keep up to date with local news and views.


Department of Sustainability and Environment

Environmental Information including:

  • Flora & Fauna

  • Threatened & Endangered Species
  • Biodiversity (and lots more)
DSE Customer Service Centre
   Phone:   136 186

Environment Protection Authority

Protection and restoration of air, land and water quality.

Report pollution offences to the EPA Pollution Watch Line:
   Metropolitan - 9695 2777 (24 hours)
   Regional - 1800 444 004 (24 hours)
   or phone your nearest EPA Regional Office

Environment Australia Biodiversity: How does Australia rate?

Aboriginal Affairs Victoria

Department for Victorian Communities

Telephone : 03) 9208 3333

Port Phillip Conservation Council Incorporated

A federation of 15 conservation organizations around Port Phillip Bay. PPCC Inc. works for the better conservation of Port Phillip Bay and the waters, beaches, foreshores, sea-bed, tributaries, environs and air above it.

The FBA is a member organisation of the PPCC Inc. The PPCC web site has a page on FBA issues and this can be found at:

Blue Wedges Coalition The Blue Wedges Coalition is a 'grass roots' association formed in response to the Victorian State Government's proposed deepening and mass scale dredging of the shipping channels in Port Phillip Bay, The Rip and Yarra River.
Clean Ocean Foundation The Clean Ocean Foundation is an organisation whose mission is to protect our ocean ecosystem, establish sustainable water management practices and close Australia's 142 ocean outfalls.

Kananook Creek Association

Also known as the KCA, this association focuses on restoration and preservation of the reserves surrounding Kananook Creek, which runs from Carrum  in the north, to its mouth on the Frankston Beach. The KCA is also involved heavily in lobbying for a cleaner creek.

Flora & Fauna

Publication Title


Mornington Peninsula Local Plants City of Frankston, Shire of Hastings, Shire of Mornington, Melbourne Water.
Mornington Peninsula Pest Plants City of Frankston, Shire of Hastings, Shire of Mornington, Melbourne Water.
Leon Costermans Native Trees and Shrubs of South-Eastern Australia Rigby 1981
Frankston City Vegetation Study This study was conducted in 2006 for Frankston City Council and can be found at:
Australian National Botanic Gardens

Images, plant databases, Flora of Australia online.


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FBA site last updated on November 13th, 2016