Media Releases

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

Weed control ramps up for 2013

Wednesday 2 January 2013
Early summer is the best time for landholders to start tackling weeds, according to Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority River Health Officer Kirsten Roszak.

Pest plant still lurking in Lake Benalla

Friday 14 December 2012
Work to eradicate Cabomba is about to start around Jaycee Island, Lake Benalla, as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's and Benalla Rural City Council's (RCC) efforts to control the weed.

Thoughtless actions threaten native fish species

Friday 14 December 2012
A protected trout cod population at Gooram Falls near Euroa was threatened after a pollutant, believed to have been detergent, was added to the water. 

Northern Victorian irrigators miss out

Wednesday 12 December 2012
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Chairman Peter Ryan said the Farm Water Program consortium was very disappointed for regional irrigators that it had not secured in-principle funding through Round 3 of the Australian Government’s On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program.

"The Golden Forest" Field Day

Wednesday 5 December 2012
Twenty-seven people enjoyed a fabulous and informative day recently in the Heathcote-Graytown National Park with presenter David Meagher who is a lecturer on the social and natural environment at the annual Box Ironbark Ecology Course.

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).
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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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