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Media Releases

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

Farm Water Program projects approved

Monday 15 November 2010
Seventy eight projects for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Farm Water Program have been approved. The Authority’s Farm Water Program is one of the successful delivery partner projects to the first round of the $300 million On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program that is funded through the Australian Government's Water for the Future initiative.

Yorta Yorta Youth Journey across the catchment

Monday 15 November 2010
An initiative of Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), the Yorta Yorta Youth Journey is taking indigenous youth on a journey of Yorta Yorta country in Victoria and New South Wales.

Bunnings and Shepparton High School join forces for Landcare

Friday 12 November 2010
The sound of hammers could be heard recently from the DIY Workshop in Shepparton Bunnings as year 10 and 11 students from Shepparton High School built nest boxes for Landcare in support of threatened species. 

New support for sustainable agriculture

Thursday 4 November 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Sexton to the new role of Regional Landcare Facilitator to support sustainable agriculture in the region. 

Surveillance is vital to effective management of cabomba

Thursday 4 November 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is seeking community support to target the water-based Weed of National Significance (WONS) cabomba, particularly in the Broken River, Broken Creek and wetlands/billabongs downstream of Casey’s Weir.

Focus on Fish in the Goulburn Valley

Thursday 28 October 2010
The third week in November is a time to celebrate and focus on Native Fish through the Native Fish Awareness Week.

Breathing life back into our rivers

Monday 25 October 2010
While the farmers have praised the rain and some communities are still dealing with the damage, local fish, bugs and birds have been re-energized since the recent flood events.

Fire recovery weed control works commence

Monday 25 October 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is preparing to undertake a second and final season of weed control along all major waterways burnt in the February 2009 fires.

Flood damage assessment in full swing: with a focus on public assets

Monday 25 October 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is continuing to build a clearer picture of the flood damage across the region.

Local environment to benefit from Financial Assistance to Land Owners through the Strathbogie Ranges Wetland Tender

Thursday 7 October 2010
The Strathbogie Ranges Wetland Tender is now open and creates a great opportunity for Landholders to manage these unique and important wetlands in a sustainable way through financial assistance.  

Floods bring life back to the catchment

Thursday 16 September 2010
The recent flooding of the Goulburn and Broken river systems has brought back a wealth of life to the catchment and major gains to river and floodplain environments. "While the farmers have praised the rain and some communities have battled with its impacts, waterways and floodplains throughout the region will benefit immensely from the floods of recent weeks," said the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority CEO Chris Norman this week.

Goulburn Broken CMA urges caution around waterways following flooding

Tuesday 14 September 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is urging landholders seeking to undertake works on flood affected waterways to seek advice from the CMA prior to commencing work.

Community Grants Now Open

Thursday 9 September 2010
The Community Education Grants 2010-11 Round is now open. Community groups and schools are encouraged to apply for funds to support projects that provide environmental education opportunities and materials that promote a healthy environment.

Goulburn Broken CMA Initiates Flood Response

Monday 6 September 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) initiated its Flood Response Action Plan on Saturday to support the Victorian State Emergency Service (SES) crews with critical flood level forecasting in the Goulburn Broken region.

Highlands and Strathbogie Wetland Field Day

Tuesday 3 August 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is holding a field day on Friday August 13 2010 for local landholders and interested others at Ruffy focusing on spring soak and peatland wetlands.
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