Media Releases

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

2015 Natural Resource Management Efforts Recognised

Groups and individuals improving environmental health in the Goulburn Broken Catchment were recognised at the 2015 Goulburn Broken Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Awards on June 19.

A New Direction for Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture in the Shepparton Irrigation Region - Agricultural Floodplains

Nominations from community members are now being sought to fill vacancies on the new Shepparton Irrigation Region People and Planning Integration Committee (SIRPPIC).

Quandong Planting Goes Back in Time

Graeme and Bev Trewin of Devenish have one of the last known Quandong trees (Santalum acuminatum) in the Goulburn Broken Catchment on their property.

Funding to Protect the King Parrot Creek and the Yea River

Funding is available for landholders in the Goulburn Broken Catchment who want to carry out works to protect and improve the health and resilience of the King Parrot Creek and the Yea River.

iSpy Frogs and iSpy Fish apps popular

Almost 5000 people have downloaded the free iSpy Frogs and iSpy Fish apps since they were launched in 2013 - 2014 by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA).

Sugar Gliders move into native revegetation

A once degraded site near Nathalia that was direct seeded with native trees and shrubs in 2003 has attracted a family of Sugar Gliders.

Targeted Woodland Habitat Restoration Works

A Grey-crowned Babbler habitat restoration project in 2002 has helped increase the habitat for woodland birds north of Strathmerton, and has helped halt the decline of Grey-crowned Babblers in the area.

Volunteers play crucial role in fire recovery effort

Volunteers have been a huge help during fire recovery efforts after 3 significant fires that burnt almost 14,000 hectares of land in Stewarton, Boweya and Creighton’s Creek in the Goulburn Broken Catchment in mid-December 2014.

A tonne of parrot nest boxes

The Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network’s (CMN) Practical Parrot Action Project celebrated the installation of its 100th Turquoise Parrot nest box recently.

Macquarie perch live it up in the King Parrot Creek

Fish surveys by scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (ARI) suggest Macquarie perch, Southern pygmy perch, River blackfish and Two-spined blackfish numbers are increasing in the King Parrot Creek.

Maccas happy in the Hughes

Recent fish surveys by scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (ARI) suggest Macquarie perch numbers are increasing in the Hughes Creek.

Winter environmental flows planned for the Goulburn River

Environmental flows are scheduled to be delivered in winter 2015 as a fresh flow that will result in increased river levels in the Goulburn River downstream of Goulburn Weir.

Farm Water Program Elated About AWA National Award Win

The Farm Water Program (FWP) was honoured and elated to receive the Australian Water Association’s (AWA) 2015 National Program Innovation Award recently.

Macquarie perch signs are up!

Signs have been erected to provide visitors to Yea River and Hughes Creek and anglers important information about the endangered Macquarie perch.

Pests on candid camera

Wildlife biologists are using field cameras in Barmah National Park to monitor the effectiveness of pest animal control programs.
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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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