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Upcoming Events

Expression of Interest - 2017 Farm Planning Courses

Agriculture Victoria staff are seeking expressions of interest from landholders to participate in whole farm planning courses.

VIC No Till Farmers Association’s Conference - July 13 - Moama

Goulburn Broken CMA has 20 tickets* to the Victorian No-Till Farmers Association annual conference, the premier no-till event of the year.

Floodplain Ecology Course - Barmah - October 2017

Registrations are now open for this very popular annual course.

Latest Media Releases

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Clearer picture emerges of challenges and opportunities for the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District

Farmers and communities in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) need to continue to adapt to changes in water supply and land-use to remain competitive: that’s the clear message of two reports released by the Goulburn Broken CMA today. Read More...

Winter environmental flow good for fish food and bank plants

Water bugs and plants that provide food and shelter for native fish and other aquatic animals will benefit from an environmental flow along the lower Goulburn River planned for mid-June. Read More...

Casey’s Weir lowered

Friday 19 May 2017
The water level in Casey’s Weir on the Broken River has been lowered to allow work to prevent the spread of the aquatic weed cabomba. Read More...

Farm Water Program - Good for business

Wednesday 3 May 2017
Applying for funding from Round Five of the Farm Water Program was a ‘no-brainer’ for Tatura dairy farmer Mark Ryan. Read More...

Farm Water Program good for the whole irrigation industry

Monday 1 May 2017
Irrigators have been the obvious benefactors from the Farm Water Program, led by the Goulburn Broken CMA, but there’s also been a positive flow-on effect for related industries. Read More...

River flow impact on native fish populations

Thursday 27 April 2017
A decade of annual surveys in the Goulburn River has provided researchers with a clearer understanding of the impacts of flow events on native fish populations. Read More...

Innovation the key to latest round of farm irrigation efficiency works

Thursday 6 April 2017
Innovative approaches to improve farm irrigation efficiency including solar-powered pumps to reduce energy costs and sprinklers that can adjust the amount of water applied to suit the soil type, are among the 98 projects worth around $35 million... Read More...

Harston landholders invited to find out about new rural drainage scheme

Thursday 13 April 2017
Harston landholders are invited to a community information session on April 26 to provide feedback on a new drainage proposal for their district. Read More...

One-stop shop for climate change information

Tuesday 4 April 2017
In a Victorian first, all 10 Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) have undertaken regional climate change adaptation planning that is now available through a one-stop online portal. Read More...

Research under way in to biological control of sagittaria

Monday 3 April 2017
Sagittaria platyphylla (sagittaria, delta arrowhead), is a serious aquatic weed affecting irrigation channels, drains, creeks and wetlands. Despite intensive herbicide control programs, sagittaria continues to be an ongoing issue due to the ability... Read More...

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