Media Releases

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

Grants available to protect wetlands and woodlands on private properties

Tuesday 17 September 2013
Grants for fencing and alternative watering points are available to landholders to protect wetlands and remnant vegetation on their properties through the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA’s) Nationally Significant Wetland and Woodland Ecosystem Conservation Project. 

Seeds planted for a new way forward

Monday 16 September 2013
Taking over the management of the Goulburn Broken Indigenous Seedbank from the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is a "good fit" for GV Community Energy, according to the organisation's CEO Geoff Lodge.

Fruit Industry Employment Program under way

Wednesday 4 September 2013
Four Fruit Industry Employment Program (FIEP) crews will start work on environmental projects with Greater Shepparton and Moira councils, Parks Victoria and the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) next week after completing induction and training this week.

Registrations of interest open for latest round of Farm Water Program funding

Monday 26 August 2013
Northern Victorian irrigators have until 4pm Friday the 13th of September to register their interest in the latest round of Farm Water Program funding.

Funding available for fencing along the Broken/Boosey system

Tuesday 20 August 2013
Landholders along the Broken/Boosey system are encouraged to contact the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) to access funds through the Broken Boosey Flood Recovery Program to repair or re-instate fences lost or damaged during the March 2012 floods.

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority welcomes Caring for our Country funding

Tuesday 20 August 2013
Projects to build and share community and Traditional Owner natural resource management (NRM) knowledge, protect the region's unique environment and support farmers to adopt soil management best practice will be funded through almost $17 million of funding secured by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) from the Commonwealth Government's Caring for our Country (CfoC) initiative.

Survey finds community values Hollands Creek Demonstration Reach Project

Tuesday 20 August 2013
The community is keen to stay involved in the ongoing management of Hollands Creek, a social survey conducted by Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) found. 

Shepparton East residents invited to meet with flood study consultants

Monday 5 August 2013
Shepparton East people affected by the February floods are invited to a public meeting on Wednesday, August 7 to meet consultants engaged to investigate overland flooding in the area.

Boxes built to protect micro-bats

Wednesday 24 July 2013
Bat boxes built by Dookie Men's Shed members will help provide homes for micro-bats in the Broadford area.Dookie Men's Shed co-ordinator John Sims said the group had only been operating for about eight months and the bat box-building project was one of its first projects.

Soil program outcomes beyond expectations

Wednesday 24 July 2013
Farmers who attended Beyond SoilCare events had a greater understanding of soil management practices, increased confidence to implement change and were more likely to discuss soil matters with neighbours or friends, according to a recent participant survey.Beyond SoilCare, funded through the Commonwealth Government's Caring for Our Country (CfOC) initiative and delivered by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), aims to improve landholders' knowledge and skills in soil management, as well as promote the importance of healthy soils and the work farmers do to the wider community.

Free information sessions on potential of environmental plantings to carbon sequestration

Tuesday 16 July 2013
Farmers interested in learning more about the potential benefits of environmental plantings to carbon sequestration on their properties are invited to attend one of two free workshop hosted by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on Wednesday, July 24 at the Tatura DEPI office. 

Community's views on Yea River wanted

Tuesday 25 June 2013
Yea River users are encouraged to help shape the future management of the river by completing a short survey.

Funding will support fish movement

Tuesday 25 June 2013
Fish within the mid Broken River system will soon benefit through the modification of a number of in-stream barriers on the Broken River, upstream and downstream of Benalla and Hollands Creek, at Emu Bridge, over the next few months.

Employment program to support workers during fruit industry transition

Friday 21 June 2013
Between 20 and 40 workers affected by SPC-Ardmona's announcement it will cut its fruit intake are expected to be employed through the Fruit Industry Employment Program.
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