Media Releases

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

National Landcare grants start to flow across Goulburn Broken

The Australian Government welcomes Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's announcement that 20 private landholders will share in $400,000 in grants under the National Landcare Programme.

Creek run-off causes Goulburn River discolouration

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) today reassured the community Goulburn River water quality was good despite discolouration in some sections of the river below Murchison.

Community urged to report egret nest sightings

Goulburn Broken CMA is keen to hear from anyone who has noticed Eastern Great Egrets nesting in the area.

Many hands make light work of creating Macquarie perch habitat

Fallen limbs and dead trees from a property adjoining Hughes Creek have been used to provide additional shelter in the upstream end of a gorge known to be the creek’s Macquarie perch stronghold.

New rabbit calici virus strain information sessions

Three free information sessions to provide detailed information to local land managers about the upcoming release of a new strain of rabbit calici virus, are being held at Euroa on January 19 and at Mansfield and Yea on January 20.

Big plans for Little River weed control

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is working with the Taggerty Community Progress Group (TCPG) and Taggerty community to tackle blackberry and honeysuckle along the Little River.

Simple guide helps farmers understand soil tests

Understanding and interpreting soil test results has been made easier thanks to a step-by-step guide produced by Yea River Catchment Landcare group and local soil scientist Cath Botta.

New agriculture and natural resource management leadership program announced

An innovative Community Leadership Program specifically designed for those working or volunteering in the Agriculture and Natural Resource Management sectors will be delivered in the Goulburn Murray region during the first half of 2016.

Creek run-off causing Goulburn River discolouration

Run-off from creeks after heavy rain on January 3 was causing sections of the Goulburn River to look darker than usual, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) River and Wetland Health Program Manager Mark Turner said.

Survey measures changes in land and water use

More than nine thousand farming properties in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) will be surveyed during the next three months to determine changes in land and water use.

Residents encouraged to share rainfall readings

Residents living within the Whiteheads Creek catchment are encouraged to contact the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) with information about the amount of rain that fell on their properties on Sunday, January 3.

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.
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