Media Releases

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

Information sessions - Goulburn River constraints proposal update

A series of information session are being held later this month to provide communities with an update on the outcomes of the current investigations in to the feasibility of easing constraints on the Goulburn River.

Low of no flows in some waterways

Hot weather and low or no inflows may affect the quality and quantity of water in some of the region’s rivers, creeks and wetlands this summer, warns Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Environmental Water Manager Simon Casanelia.

Help shape drought support

The Victorian Government is inviting public feedback on how best to support drought affected communities.

Environmental water update - December

Environmental water is water set aside to be used to improve or maintain the health of rivers, floodplains and wetlands, and the plants and animals that depend upon them. Of the total amount of water captured and stored in dams (such as Hume and Eildon), 20 per cent is used for the environment, 20 per cent for urban and industry and 60 per cent for irrigation.

Barmah water delivery benefits fish, plants and birds

Moira grass (Pseudoraphis spinescens) plains in the Barmah Forest are benefiting from environmental water delivered between July and October.

Managing farm water for livestock

Make the most of advice available from local Department staff on how to best manage your farm water supplies for livestock, recommends Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Land Health Manager Rhiannon Apted.

Turquoise Parrot chicks make nest boxes home

Turquoise parrot chicks are hatching in purpose-built nest boxes installed to provide shelter for the threatened bird in the Chesney Hills and Warby Ranges.

Box Woodlands and Wetlands Protected

Endangered woodlands and wetlands on private properties are being protected thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Hughes Creek works support Macquarie perch

In-stream structures placed in Hughes Creek earlier this year appear to be helping create deep pools needed for threatened Macquarie Perch to shelter in.

Work starts soon to improve angler access at Gilmour's Bridge

Access to a popular Goulburn River fishing site by Gilmour’s Bridge near Thornton is about to be improved.

2015 Beyond SoilCare project grants round now open

Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Beyond Soilcare project for organisations to run activities and events for local farmers that promote sustainable farming and soil health activities.

Unique birds and plants protected

Endangered and threatened species in the Goulburn Broken Catchment including the Regent Honeyeater, Warby Swamp Gum, Superb Parrot and Euroa Guinea Flower will be protected thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Planning for Tough Seasons - workshops with Graeme Hand

The Goulburn Broken CMA is running two free strategic planning workshops to help set your farm business up to better cope with dry and variable seasonal conditions.

Draft Our Catchments, Our Communities strategy

The Victorian Government’s Our Catchments, Our Communities strategy aims to provide strategic directions on how integrated catchment management can deliver better long-term land productivity and environmental goals across the state.

Chicks in the Sticks invited to kick up their gumboots in the High Country

With a dress code of frocks and gumboots, the inaugural Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Chicks in the Sticks gathering at Mt Buller on November 27 is certain to be a memorable celebration of the achievements of rural women.
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