Media Releases

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

Broken-Boosey wattles and turtles to be showcased at free family event

Thursday 18 August 2016
The community is invited to find out more about the Broken Boosey region’s native flora and fauna at a free family-friendly event to be held at Picola on Sunday, August 28.

More next boxes for turquoise parrots

The 150th turquoise parrot nest box was installed in the Warby Ranges recently.

Increase in river height due to inflows and run-off

The current increase in the height of the Goulburn River at Shepparton is due to combined run-off and inflows from the Goulburn and Broken rivers and Seven Creeks, not environmental releases.

Nest boxes prove to be home sweet home for sugar gliders

Endangered species such as brush-tailed phascogales are using nest boxes installed in the Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (WG CMN) region resulting in increasing numbers, recent monitoring shows.

Inflows good for creeks and rivers

Good rainfall and run-off across the catchment saw Goulburn River flows at Shepparton peak on July 25 at 10,000ML/day, a river height of just under six metres.

Free workshop on building your small-scale farm business

Small-scale landholders interested in exploring opportunities to develop profitable sustainable food networks are invited to a free workshop on August 13 in Seymour featuring guest speaker Anthony Flaccavento, an organic farmer and founder of Virginia-based Sequestering Carbon, Accelerating Local Economies (SCALE).

Time to get snapping

The call for photographs to feature in the popular Broken Boosey and Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) annual calendar is now open.

The year ahead for environmental water in northern Victoria

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) has released its plan for watering in 2016-17.

Work continues to improve angler access at Gilmore’s Bridge

The car park at a popular Goulburn River fishing site by Gilmore’s Bridge near Thornton is due to be closed for up to four days from July 26 while further work to improve angler access is carried out.

Goulburn River benefits from inflows from creeks after good rainfall

The recent increase in the height of the Goulburn River downstream of Murchison was due to run-off and inflows from tributaries including the Broken River and Seven and Pranjip creeks, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Environmental Water Co-ordinator Daniel Lovell said.

Course helps kickstart careers in agriculture

Young people (aged 18 to 35) working in agriculture in the Goulburn Broken Catchment are invited to apply for an intensive short course that aims to help them “kickstart” their career in the sector.

Bugs may be the key to weeding out arrowhead

A project that investigates the use of insects to control the invasive weed Sagittaria platyphylla (arrowhead) could benefit the environment, water users and irrigators.

Fly fishers help improve the Delatite River

Members of the Mansfield and District Fly fishers Club, the Australian Trout Foundation and Up2Us Landcare Alliance worked alongside staff from the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and Mansfield Shire to plant more than 500 trees and shrubs along the Delatite River near Mansfield recently.

Region's 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 $130,000 of funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Understanding freshwater catfish breeding helps with environmental flow planning

Recent research indicating freshwater catfish in Tahbilk Lagoon spawn between November and December will help shape future Goulburn River environmental watering activities.
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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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