Media Releases

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

Authorities continue to monitor Goulburn River water quality

Friday 8 December 2017
A small amount of additional water is being released from Goulburn Weir over the next couple of days to improve water quality in the lower Goulburn River.
Photo: Alastair Tame

Help answer tree health questions

Monday 27 November 2017
Are some eucalyptus more vulnerable to climate change than others? That’s a question the community could help answer, Professor Stefan Arndt from the University of Melbourne’s Ecosystem and Forest Science School said at the launch of the Tree Storey project at the Euroa Arboretum on Friday (November 24).

Taungurung Indigenous garden and country plan launched

Thursday 16 November 2017
Elder Aunty Bernadette Franklin provided the Welcome to Country to guests attending the launch of the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation’s (TCAC) Country Plan and the official opening of the Badji Baanang Indigenous Garden at the Y Wetlands Discovery Centre at Yea on Friday, November 10.

Have your say on floodplain management priorities

Monday 6 November 2017
The Goulburn Broken Regional Floodplain Management Strategy is now out for public comment and feedback.

Environmental flow to trigger native fish spawning

Friday 3 November 2017
Golden and silver perch will benefit from environmental flows due to be delivered along the lower Goulburn River later this month.

Fruit grower push for new program

Thursday 2 November 2017
A leading Goulburn Valley fruit grower has urged the Victorian Government to explore irrigation efficiency programs which do not involve water transfers.

Gone Fishing Day

Wednesday 25 October 2017
Hundreds of aspiring anglers enjoyed the brilliant sunshine at Victoria Park Lake on National Gone Fishing Day.

Farm Water Program wins international award

Thursday 19 October 2017
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and its consortium partners were announced the winner of a prestigious water saving award at a ceremony in Mexico City.

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.
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The Goulburn Broken CMA acknowledges and respects First Nations people and the deep connection they have with their land and waters.

We acknowledge the Yorta Yorta and Taungurung people and their ancestors/forbears as Traditional Owners of the land and waters in the Goulburn Broken Catchment (and beyond). We value our ongoing partnerships with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Taungurung Land and Waters Council for the health of Country and its people.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge and recognise the primacy of Traditional Owners obligations, rights and responsibilities to use and care for their traditional lands and waters.

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