Media Releases

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

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.

Nationally significant weed targeted in Broken Creek

Tuesday 3 August 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), with the help of local landholders, is targeting one of Australia's Weeds of National Significance - the willow, in our local waterway.

Biodiversity celebrations in the Goulburn Broken catchment

Wednesday 28 July 2010
Two special community events were held recently to celebrate the achievements of the wonderful partnerships between public and private land managers in the Broken Boosey and Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) areas over the past 12 months.

Barbed wire snares local endangered species

Thursday 22 July 2010
"Rebada" is one very lucky Squirrel Glider. Cut from a barbed wire fence next to the Goulburn Broken CMA office, the adventurous little glider is now well on the way to making a speedy recovery with thanks to help from Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) staff member Keith Ward and local wildlife rescuer Katherine Lohse.

Goulburn Broken CMA celebrates success in Annual Reporting

Thursday 22 July 2010
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority was recently recognised for excellence in Annual Reporting by being awarded a silver medal from the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) for the Goulburn Broken CMA 2008-09 Annual Report.

Rainfall increases rubbish into local Rivers

Tuesday 20 July 2010
Recent rainfalls have seen an increase in the amount of rubbish flowing through the Stormwater systems into the local waterways around Shepparton raising concerns for river health. Rubbish enters the stormwater system when it left on the ground and washed into storm water drains during rain events

Farm Water projects assessed

Thursday 17 June 2010
Following the receipt of Expressions of Intent (EOIs) for the region's $25.8 million Farm Water Program, projects have been selected for inclusion into a Business Plan to be submitted to the Australian Government for assessment.

Community leader acknowledged for service to catchment health

Friday 11 June 2010
Chris Doyle a key leader in the area of community engagement and involvement in river improvement, and later broad scale catchment management has been recognised by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) for his contributions at a retirement dinner recently.

Continued support for waterways impacted by 2009 Fires

Thursday 3 June 2010
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) is continuing to rehabilitate and protect streams impacted by 2009 fires.

Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network Photo Competition

Tuesday 1 June 2010
It's on again, the annual Photo Competition to gather photos for the 2011 calendar. Held each year, the photo competition is a fantastic way for local people in the Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network (BB CMN) region to showcase their photographic skills.
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