Media Releases

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

Have your say on improving the health of the Yea River

Tuesday 29 January 2013
Landholders along the Yea River between Westbridge Rd and the Goulburn River are invited to take part in a project to support and protect the endangered Macquarie Perch.

Hollands Creek survey results show rehabilitation work pays off

Tuesday 29 January 2013
The endangered Macquarie Perch population in Hollands Creek has significantly increased, according to a recent report prepared by the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environment Research for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA).

Round ’em up and reel ’em in at the Victoria Park Lake Carp Muster

Thursday 24 January 2013
People are being encouraged to help get rid of pest fish from Shepparton's Victoria Park Lake at a free Carp Muster organized for World Wetlands Day on Saturday, February 2.

Sustainable agriculture experiences shared during Thai trip

Wednesday 23 January 2013
Coping with natural disasters is a way of life for south-east Asian farmers, Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Landcare Corporate Partnerships Facilitator Karen Brisbane learned during a recent trip to Thailand.

Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network’s work recognised

Tuesday 22 January 2013
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Chief Executive Officer Chris Norman today congratulated the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (CMN) on winning the 2013 Moira Shire Australia Day Environment Project of the Year Award for its Woodland Bird Project.

iSpy Frogs app use grows in leaps and bounds

Friday 11 January 2013
More than 1000 people have downloaded the free iSpy Frogs app since it was launched by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) three months ago.

Goulburn River fish health linked to flows

Wednesday 2 January 2013
Increased numbers of Murray Cod and Golden Perch and declines in introduced Redfin Perch compared to 20 years ago, are just two of the findings of a recently completed study of fish populations in the lower Goulburn River.

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.
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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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