History

Westernport Peninsula Protection Council Inc WPPC Inc. In Dec 30th 1970 there was a protest rally against the AmpolSleigh proposed refinery at Bittern, 600 people attended a meeting on Balnarring Race Track. The First formal meeting of the WPPC Jan 4th 1971. Our group is 37 years old We have approximately 300 members Our Principle Objectives are To engage in, support and promote regional and local planning conservation of natural resources, including fauna and flora studies of the effects of pollution of all kinds the protection of the environment. of Westernport, the Mornington Peninsula and elsewhere.

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Founding Year:

1971

Ended:

Still active

Type of Group:

Council

Primary Focus:

Conservation

Geographic Sphere:

Local

Primary Location:

Australia

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