Community NRM in the Goulburn Broken Catchment

In 1986 the first Landcare groups formed in the catchment as a community action addressing land degradation such as soil erosion.

In 2003 the first of now 5 Conservation Management Networks (CMNs) were established within the Goulburn Broken CMA.

Currently within the Goulburn Broken Catchment there are 94 Landcare and Land Management groups, 7 Landcare networks, 5 Conservation Management Networks, 5 Sustainable Farming Groups involving over 5500 members. Through field days, publications and on-ground works an additional 4,500 volunteers are engaged in natural resource management activities. These groups and networks are supported by 11.5 (FTE) staff (facilitators, project officers, etc) employed by the Community NRM networks to assist and maximise the volunteer effort.

Catchment map of Landcare groups and network boundaries

Catchment map of Conservation Management Network boundaries

For more information on how you can become involved in Community NRM please contact: Tony Kubeil 0408 597 213 or tonyk@gbcma.vic.gov.au