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conservation – our bridge to the future

We aim to:

– maintain the character and amenity of the Sorrento, Portsea and Blairgowrie area

– ensure new developments are in harmony with the character of our area

– foster conservation of the vegetation, wildlife, natural attributes and historic features of the area


The Nepean Conservation Group Inc (NCG) covers the Nepean Peninsula (the tip of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia), from Canterbury Jetty Road down to the Point. The photograph below shows Point Nepean at the very tip of the Peninsula with Bass Strait (the ocean side on the left of the peninsula) and Port Phillip Bay beyond the headland.

The Nepean Conservation Group Inc. was previously known as the Sorrento Portsea Blairgowrie Conservation Group Inc.

NCG Committee 2013

President: Ursula de Jong (

Secretary: Rebecca Cohen (

Membership: John Franklin (,au)

Treasurer: Edward Cohen


Committee Members: John Franklin (Membership), Mechelle Cheers (Archives), Lisa Howard (Newsletter and Web), Eddy de Jong (Website), Rosemary Tipping, Danielle Suffern, Inez Dussuyer, Ian Haskins.


 Reg. No. AOO 2079IU

 PO Box 157, Sorrento, 3943


The photograph below from Google Maps shows us what the Portsea, Sorrento and Blairgowrie area was like just six years ago. This is helpful when mapping the great change that is occuring in this area.

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