Media Releases

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

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The Goulburn Broken CMA is partnering with Deakin University on an innovative project to better understand farm management practices in the Goulburn Broken Catchment & our capacity to adapt to changing climates.

Opening Barmah regulators will keep native fish on the move

Thursday 6 July 2017
Opening all the regulators on Barmah Forest’s creeks next week will help native fish movement as Murray River flows start to increase.

Money for more snags upstream of Nagambie

Friday 16 June 2017
The Nagambie Angling Club was one of the big winners out of a recent funding announcement aimed at boosting recreational fishing in Victoria.

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

Thursday 25 May 2017
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.

Winter environmental flow good for fish food and bank plants

Wednesday 24 May 2017
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 funded through the latest round of the Farm Water Program.

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.

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 of plants to regrow from tubers and submersed rosettes.

Community celebrates 1000th home for Whroo-Goldfields native species

Friday 31 March 2017
Students from Tooborac Primary School joined celebrations to mark the 1000th nest box installed in the Whroo-Goldfields box-ironbark forest on March 29.

Landcare Links - March 2017

This month's Landcare Links enewsletter is now out.
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