Media Releases

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

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. 

Ken Sampson Memorial Fairley Leadership Program Scholarship

Tuesday 2 October 2012
Applications for the 2013 Fairley Leadership Program close 19th October 2013. If you are wanting to be a Fairley participant in 2013 and would like to be supported to do this by the Ken Sampson Memorial Fairley Leadership Program Scholarship then please read on.

Thousands of hectares of irrigated land upgraded

Monday 1 October 2012
Thousands of hectares of land have been upgraded and 18 gigalitres of water saved as a result of Round 1 Farm Water Program projects.

Plant Plonk a success

Monday 24 September 2012
Fifty-five people attended the Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) 'Plant Plonk' planting day held at Costerfield, which was initiated to help restore a degraded bush site. Three hundred and forty shrubs and grasses were planted, supplied by A&B Trees in Heathcote. Local mining company Mandalay Resources donated $500 towards the purchase of the plants, guards and stakes.

The Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy Draft links people to the landscape

Monday 24 September 2012
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has been leading the renewal of the Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) since December 2011. As they approach the deadline for submission and endorsement by the Victorian Government, the Goulburn Broken CMA wishes to thank the community for their input to date.

Ninety Days of Nature - Biodiversity Month just got bigger

Thursday 6 September 2012
The annual Biodiversity Month celebration, across the northern Victoria, just got even bigger.

Spring flows to benefit fish in lower Broken Creek

Thursday 6 September 2012
Fish in the lower Broken Creek are set to receive a welcome surprise as the creek receives its first environmental flows in spring to improve habitat during their migration and breeding season.

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.
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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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