Media Releases

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

Wunghnu timber used for nest boxes for Turquoise parrots in the Warbys

Friday 25 July 2014
Timber salvaged after the Wunghnu-Numurkah fires in February will be used to provide nest boxes for the threatened Turquoise Parrots in the Warby Ranges.

Lower Goulburn River winter environmental water release cancelled

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), in consultation with Goulburn Murray Water (GMW), the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) and the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), has cancelled a winter fresh (increased flow) proposed for the Goulburn River this month.

Quandong Hill set to flourish again

Devenish prime lamb producers and Clydesdale breeders Graeme and Bev Trewin always knew there was something special about the trees on a rise on their property locals called ‘Quandong Hill’.

Water weed nearly licked

An outbreak of Cabomba, a highly invasive aquatic weed, has been largely controlled in the Broken River in and upstream of Lake Benalla.

Yorta Yorta action plan benefits region

Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation CEO Damian Morgan-Bulled says natural and cultural resources across the Goulburn Broken Catchment and along the Murray River corridor will benefit from the actions and activities detailed in the Yorta Yorta Whole of Country Action Plan 2012-17.

By-Law No. 3 Waterways Protection 2014

By resolution of 26 June 2014 the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority under section 287ZC of the Water Act 1989 made By-law No. 3 Waterways Protection 2014.

Natural resource management efforts recognised

Groups and individuals improving environmental health in the Goulburn Broken Catchment were recognised at the 2014 Goulburn Broken Natural Resource Management Awards held at Swanpool on June 27.

Goulburn River survey nets encouraging results

A recent fish survey of the Goulburn River between Yea and Mangalore by scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute on behalf of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has confirmed the presence of threatened Macquarie perch.

Silver Banksia seed collection strikes gold

Plants grown from Silver Banksia seeds collected by Euroa Arboretum members in the late 1990s are being used to help boost the species’ population across the Agricultural Floodplains in the north of the Goulburn Broken Catchment.

Home is where the hollows are

Nest boxes for the brush-tailed phascogales, pardalotes, gliders and owls have been installed in Box Ironbark forests in the western part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment, thanks to a $1300 City of Greater Bendigo community grant.

Opportunities to flow from mid-Goulburn study

The findings of a flow study for the Goulburn River downstream of Lake Eildon to Nagambie will help identify opportunities for flows to benefit the river’s environmental, social and economic values.

Fruit employment program participants deliver on-ground works

Tuesday 27 May 2014
Two of the six newest Fruit Industry Employment Program (FIEP) participants are helping with the fire recovery effort at Kinnairds Wetland near Numurkah.

Brolgas to benefit from Moodies Swamp water delivery

Environmental water delivered to Moodies Swamp later this month (May) aims to promote breeding habitat for waterbirds and protect nationally threatened plants.

Community involvement key to parrot's survival

Community and landholder involvement would be critical to improving and protecting habitat for the threatened Turquoise Parrot, Member for Benalla Dr Bill Sykes said the launch of the Practical Parrot Action Project at Glenrowan on Sunday, May 4.

Free workshop explains how Aboriginal mosaic burning can be applied to current native grass management

Landholders keen to learn how to manage native grasses more effectively are invited to attend a free workshop in Benalla on May 8 featuring two speakers who are experts in the field on how Aborigines used fire to manage and shape the Australian landscape.
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