Media Releases

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

Habitat Search for Macquarie Perch

Thursday 9 January 2014
An investigation of how Hughes Creek's stream and bank conditions affect the threatened species, Macquarie Perch, will start shortly.

Benefits outweigh costs

Thursday 2 January 2014
Katamatite grain grower Jarrod Lukies says that without Farm Water Program funding, a difficult to irrigate outblock bought in 2009 would have been under-utilised.

Call for innovative natural resource management projects

Tuesday 24 December 2013
Community groups with innovative ideas on ways to protect and improve the Goulburn Broken Catchment’s natural resources are invited to apply for funding through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) annual Expression of Interest (EOI) process.

Hooray for Yea River - Goodbye honeysuckle

Tuesday 24 December 2013
Honeysuckle is being managed along the Yea River in the Upland Slopes region of the Goulburn Broken catchment thanks to recent control works.

Putting waterways in the picture

Tuesday 24 December 2013
Victorians have a chance to win a houseboat getaway on the Murray River just by getting out and enjoying their local waterways this summer.

December environmental water update

Thursday 12 December 2013
Golden Perch (Yellowbelly) breeding has been triggered in the Goulburn River by the environmental water flows (pulses or freshes) sent down the river mid-November.

Help bring back the Silver Banksia

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Landholders are needed to help boost dwindling Silver Banksia populations across the Agricultural Floodplains in the Goulburn Broken Catchment’s north. 

More "mansions" for marsupials

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Almost 60 nest boxes were made to provide habitat for endangered box ironbark forest wildlife at the "Marsupial Mansions 2" Field Day held at Heathcote Community House recently.

Kyffins Reserve works

Wednesday 4 December 2013
The lake side track in Mulwala's Kyffins Reserve, and a limited area for camping, will be open to the public on December 6 in time for the Cod Classic event.

Landcare grants help communities deliver environmental projects

Wednesday 4 December 2013
Projects to fund community efforts to tackle weeds and pests such as blackberry and rabbits, restore habitat for platypus and run environmental education programs in schools have been funded through the latest round of the Victorian Government's Victorian Landcare Grants Program.

Willow works improve Yea Wetlands

Wednesday 4 December 2013
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), through its Hooray for Yea program, has been carrying out willow control work in recent weeks to help the Yea Wetlands Committee implement its Yea Wetlands Vegetation Management Plan.

Goulburn River flows a golden opportunity for Yellowbelly breeding

Wednesday 6 November 2013
Two freshes – increased flows – along the Goulburn River during November and December have been planned to encourage Golden Perch (Yellowbelly) to breed.

On-farm irrigation upgrades a win for irrigators, the community and environment

Wednesday 6 November 2013
Water and labour savings, improved property values, jobs, and renewed confidence in the future of agriculture in Northern Victoria are some of the benefits of on-farm works completed through Round 1 of the Commonwealth Government's On Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program (OFIEP).

October environmental water update

Monday 21 October 2013
The Living Murray Program environmental water, provided through the Goulburn River, is supplying water to the Hattah Lakes near Mildura. Without rain, the Goulburn River flow will average 1,300 ML/ day from now to the end of November. These flows will also provide the desirable minimum flow through the lower Goulburn (930 ML/day at McCoys Bridge), and will be varied over the period around this average flow rate.

Chance to dig up the good dirt at free soil biology workshop

Friday 18 October 2013
Landholders interested in improving paddock management and boosting productivity are invited to attend a free Farming for Soil Biology workshop with well-respected soil expert Nicole Masters in Benalla on Friday, November 1st , followed by a visit to Graceburn Farm, Glenburn on Saturday, November 2nd.
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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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