Media Releases

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

Farmers study planned grazing practices

Friday 1 May 2020
The value of planned grazing in helping farmers manage for climate change was the focus of a workshop held in Yarck in early March.
Swift parrot by Chris Tzaros

Birds attracted to region’s nectar supermarkets

Friday 24 April 2020
It is no coincidence that critically endangered swift parrots choose the cooler months to make the precarious journey from their breeding tree hollows in southern Tasmania to the forests of Victoria’s Goulburn Broken catchment and beyond.
Goulburn River bank monitoring during March

Goulburn monitoring program update

Initial results from recent monitoring show the high volumes of water traded and transferred to downstream Murray users during summer - known as inter-valley transfers (IVT) – is damaging important streamside vegetation and leading to increased erosion.
An employment crew member spraying weeds at Winton

Employment program delivers

Friday 3 April 2020
The Drought Employment Program (DEP) continues to deliver outcomes across the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID).

COVID-19 Update

We take the health and safety of our staff and the community very seriously.
Drainage works

Drainage works under way

Friday 13 March 2020
Works are almost complete on the Cornella Creek Drainage Course Declaration (DCD) near Colbinabbin.
Sophie Stefcropolous is part of one of the DEP crews

Boots on the ground for drought program

Friday 6 March 2020
The first crews have commenced work as part of the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) Drought Employment Program.
A tree guard

From little things big paddock trees grow

Friday 21 February 2020
A small amount of effort can provide huge benefits when it comes to protecting paddock trees now and for the future.
Learn about soil carbon

Keep your soil rich in carbon

Tuesday 11 February 2020
Soil carbon is critical for farm health and productivity, says Goulburn Broken CMA Land Health Project Coordinator Rhiannon Sandford.
Honeysuckle is being managed on the Yea

Managing honeysuckle on the Yea River

Wednesday 5 February 2020
Contractors will be out on the Yea River this month (February) completing honeysuckle weed control between the Yea Wetlands and Providence Bridge.
Damaged regulator

Vandals slammed for water waste

Tuesday 4 February 2020
Hundreds of megalitres of precious water has been wasted after vandals tampered with a channel regulator in the Barmah Forest last week.
King Parrot Creek

Watching our creeks

Friday 10 January 2020
Goulburn Broken CMA is keeping an eye on water quality in creeks, rivers and wetlands across the catchment as the hot, dry conditions continue.

EOI now open for GMID Drought Employment Program

Friday 3 January 2020
Farmers and farm workers can now apply for the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) Drought Employment Program.

Keep your garden fruit fly free

Friday 20 December 2019
There are some easy steps for backyard fruit growers to follow to reduce the chance of destruction by Queensland fruit fly says Goulburn Broken CMA Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator Kerstie Lee.

Get the lowdown on flowering native grasses and soil health

There’s no better time than now to identify the flowering native grasses in your paddocks and find out how they can improve soil health and productivity says Goulburn Broken CMA’s Land Health Co-ordinator Rhiannon Apted.
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