Media Releases

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

Broken River benefits flow from Mokoan decommissioning

The Broken River is less turbid (cloudy) and nutrient levels have dropped downstream of Casey’s Weir since Lake Mokoan was decommissioned in 2009, a recent report by The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) found.

Scholarship provides exciting learning opportunities

Eleven-year-old Levi Jaxson is embracing all the educational, leadership and participation opportunities that come with being awarded a Wilmot Road Primary School Community Scholarship.

Pest plant and animal work underway in Barmah

A collaborative approach to controlling pigs, foxes, feral cats, weeds and rabbits in Barmah National Park is achieving results.

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.
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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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