Media Releases

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

Macquarie Perch enjoy Warm Waters

Tuesday 4 December 2012
It's that time of year again when the Macquarie Perch enjoy the warmer waters and start their spawning cycle. Each year between October and December, when water temperatures exceed 16°C, the Macquarie Perch lay their eggs in riffles and runs of rocky streams. The eggs then drift downstream and lodge amongst the cobble and will stay there until they hatch 10-11 days later.

Expression of Interest for NRM projects now open

Monday 3 December 2012
The Expression of Interest for Natural Resource Management Projects in the Goulburn Broken Catchment in 2013-14 is now open. The regional community, agencies and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for projects that address priorities of the catchment community.

Majority of Round 1 Farm Water Program projects completed

Monday 3 December 2012
More than 75 per cent of the 148 projects funded through Round 1 of the Farm Water Program have now been completed.

Lower Goulburn River November Environmental Flows

Friday 9 November 2012
A second spring flow fresh is to be released through the lower Goulburn River below Goulburn Weir in November.

Salt Disposal Re-activated

Wednesday 7 November 2012
Winter salt disposal from Public Groundwater Pumps in the Shepparton Irrigation Region has recently been completed. This is the first time in over a decade that winter salt disposal has occurred.

Strong demand for Farm Water Program funding

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Greater than Gold

Monday 29 October 2012
'Greater than Gold' is a farmer-led Landcare project working towards improved soil health in the Graytown-Costerfield region. The area is predominantly sheep grazing, with few cattle and some opportunity cropping.

Big numbers for Australia's regional communities

Monday 22 October 2012
Australians have a great affinity with their backyards – both their own backyard and the bigger landscape – the landscape that makes Australia so unique.

Lower Goulburn River Spring Environmental Flows Start

Wednesday 17 October 2012
Environmental flows have started to be delivered in the lower Goulburn River.

Woodland Birds at Waggarandall Walk and Squawk

Wednesday 17 October 2012
Seventy people attended an exciting and educational 'Walk and Squawk', a bird watching day at Yourang Reserve on the Broken Creek, which was sponsored by the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN).

CMA supports drumMUSTER success

Monday 15 October 2012
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) as the peak natural resource body in the Goulburn Broken Catchment proudly supports the success of the drumMUSTER initiative and congratulates the drumMUSTER Program on more than a decade of service and reaching the collection of their 20 millionth drum.

Great Growling Pobblebonks

Tuesday 9 October 2012
The Frogs and Farm Dams Project, a collaborative project between the Longwood East Landcare Group and the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), has begun for 2012. The project includes planting in and around dams to increase frog and tadpole habitat, and recording which types of frogs are using the farm dams.Frogs identified from the acoustic recorders placed near seven dams include the Plains Froglet, Common Froglet, Plains Brown Froglet, Spotted Marsh Frog, Perons Tree Frog and some growling Pobblebonks.

Youth Journey - trekking across country

Tuesday 9 October 2012
 The Annual Yorta Yorta Youth Journey commences across country at Murchison next week on the 15th October.

A further boost for Hollands Creek

Friday 5 October 2012
Hollands Creek Demonstration Reach will benefit from further funding, from the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), to continue works to protect the endangered Macquarie perch and enhance stream health.

Funding available for wetlands and remnant vegetation protection on private land in the northern plains

Thursday 4 October 2012
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is running an incentive program for wetland and remnant protection on private land in the northern plains of the Goulburn Broken Catchment.  Incentives are available for fencing and alternative watering points, including dams and troughs, where stock had previously used the protected area as a source of water. 
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