Media Releases

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

Redefining local productivity

Wednesday 22 August 2012
In a time of climate change, global food security and sustainability, what are the opportunities for local production? How do we increase intensity of land use whilst protecting our natural resources? These questions form the basis of three forums being run by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) on 30 and 31 August. The Goulburn Broken CMA have invited Julian Cribb, who is internationally regarded for his work in science communication and author of the book, The Coming Famine, to be a keynote speaker at each of three forums in the region.

Registrations of interest for Round 3 Farm Water Program funding close 31st August

Monday 20 August 2012
Northern Victorian irrigators must register their interest in Round 3 Farm Water Program funding by phoning the Farm Water Program hotline on (03) 5820 1147 and submitting their Whole Farm Plan electronically by 5pm Friday 31st of August.

Achievements celebrated through Regional Community Environment Awards

Thursday 16 August 2012
Members of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Community recently celebrated the Goulburn Broken Regional Community Natural Resource Management (NRM) Awards.The awards, which were coordinated by the Upper Goulburn Landcare Network, were held at the Rafferty's Reception Centre in Benalla on Friday 3 August 2012.

Julian Cribb - Specialist science communicator

Wednesday 8 August 2012
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority proudly presents three events with Julian Cribb, Specialist science communicator.

Advisory Group set up for CMA’s Sustainable Irrigation Program

Tuesday 7 August 2012
An Advisory Group of community representatives has been established to provide informed comment on the delivery of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's Sustainable Irrigation Program. The role of the group is to provide community perspective and feedback on issues relating to irrigation and natural resource management in the Goulburn Broken catchment.

CMA release Regional Catchment Strategy to the public to edit

Friday 27 July 2012
In a first for the Goulburn Broken Catchment, the Regional Catchment Strategy is now available for real time online editing using Wiki (web-based) technology.  The Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) sets the direction for managing land, water and biodiversity within the Catchment.

Registrations of interest open for Round 3 Farm Water Program funding

Monday 16 July 2012
Northern Victorian irrigators have until 5pm Friday 31st of August to register their interest in Round 3 Farm Water Program funding.

Feral feast serves as a success!

Wednesday 27 June 2012
Over eighty people attended a feast of feral proportions on Sunday 24th June when the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network and the Lower Goulburn Conservation Management Network (CMN) held their annual Biodiversity Day.

Hollands Creek benefiting from community action

Wednesday 27 June 2012
Results from recent fish surveys have highlighted that Hollands Creek is benefiting from the work the local community has contributed to the Hollands Creek Demonstration Reach Project (HCDR). The Hollands Creek Project focuses on the protection of the critically endangered fish – the Macquarie perch.These results are encouraging and follow the recent announcement of further funding to continue works to protect the endangered Macquarie perch and enhance stream health.

RCS Community Forums providing great feedback!

Wednesday 27 June 2012
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) wishes to thank the communities of Kilmore, Kinglake, Yea and Mansfield for meeting with us at our Community Catchment Forums over the past two weeks and invite the rest of the catchment community to come along and have your say....it's not too late!

Deadline approaches for Landcare Awards

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Nominations for the Goulburn Broken Landcare Awards, sponsored by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), will close on 14th June.  Landcare groups and Networks throughout the catchment are urged to ensure that their hard working members are nominated for recognition.

Irrigators urged to update Whole Farm Plans for Round 3

Wednesday 23 May 2012
Irrigators are encouraged to ensure their Whole Farm Plans are up-to-date in light of the Federal Government's recent announcement calling for Round 3 On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program (OFIEP) applications.

Gettin' down and dirty with Beyond SoilCare

Monday 14 May 2012
 'How does my pasture grow?' is a question many farmers ask, and if they are not they should be! We see what's happening on the surface of pastures, but to check out what is going on underneath in the soil, we need to get down and dirty. That's exactly what farmers from the Strathbogie Ranges will be doing at an upcoming field day. The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's (CMA) Beyond SoilCare project together with the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is hosting a soil pit day on 28th May 2012 to look at the nuts and bolts of soil management. The soil pits will be at the site of the Strathbogie Alternative Fertiliser Trials, established by the Strathbogie Tableland Landcare Group.
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