Media Releases

All past media releases from Goulburn Broken CMA, listed chronologically.

Tell your friends and family you’ve Gone Fishing

Friday 13 October 2017
The community is invited to grab their fishing rods and join the Goulburn Broken CMA’s Gone Fishing Day at Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton on Sunday October 15.

Azolla gets the push

Thursday 12 October 2017
A specially designed amphibious vehicle from Australian Aquatic Services was used to help move azolla along the lower Broken Creek downstream of Nathalia to improve flows for irrigators and native fish last week.

Landholders urged to keep honeysuckle under control along the Yea River

Thursday 5 October 2017
More than 95 per cent of plant pest honeysuckle on the Yea River between the Yea township and the Yea Wetlands has now been controlled thanks to efforts by the community, volunteers and the Green Army.

River redgum saplings removed

River Redgum saplings are being removed from Barmah Forest to protect the site's international environmental significance.

Local flora and fauna knowledge helps guide reserve management

Wednesday 27 September 2017
Local knowledge about native fauna and flora in the Broken and Boosey creeks area is playing an important role in helping prioritise management activities at smaller public reserves.

CEO re-appointed

Tuesday 26 September 2017
Chris Norman has been re-appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) for another three years.

Drones for Drains

New drone technology was used to resume work on the Stanhope primary drain, 20 years after it stalled due to a lack of funds.

The results are in

The results from a trial of the eshepherd experimental prototype have been collated and the findings are extremely encouraging. The findings from the trial, conducted on a beef cattle farm in southern NSW, revealed that the virtual fence was effective 99.7 per cent of the time it was turned on.

Water for Private Wetlands

For the first time in Victoria a privately owned wetland has been flooded using water donated by an investment fund. The purposeful flooding is part of a scheme supported by the Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund, a body which seeks to tackle water scarcity in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Spring environmental flow good for water quality, fish and plants

Monday 11 September 2017
Communities, Traditional Owners, farmers and wildlife will all benefit from an environmental flow along the Goulburn River between Goulburn Weir and the Murray River due to be delivered from mid-September.

Winery walking track gets a new leaf of life

Tuesday 5 September 2017
The native shrub that gives the Rock Correa Walk at Dookie’s Tallis Cellar Door its name is being re-established in areas along the track route.

Common ground for Traditional Owners

Tuesday 5 September 2017
His new role at the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is simple to explain for proud Yorta Yorta man Des Morgan.

Guide streamlines landscape planning process

Thursday 17 August 2017
Lists of native plants suited to local conditions, landscaping design ideas and streamlined application processes are included in the recently released Landscape Plan Guide for Development in Campaspe Shire Council, Greater Shepparton City Council and Moira Shire Council.

When a fence is not a fence

Thursday 17 August 2017
Goulburn Broken CMA River and Wetland Health Manager Mark Turner has been closely following the development of virtual fencing technology for more than a decade.

Big day out to improve the health of Little River

Thursday 10 August 2017
Volunteers from the Victorian Fly Fishing Association (VFFA), Taggerty Community Progress Group (TCPG), Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and the local community braved wintry conditions to plant hundreds of tree and shrub seedlings along the Little River at Taggerty last Sunday (August 6).
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