Media Releases

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

‘Snags For Tomorrow’ Broken Boosey Conservation Management Network Biodiversity Celebration Day

Tuesday 30 August 2011
The Broken Boosey and Lower Goulburn Conservation Management Networks (CMNs) and the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) are hosting a Biodiversity Celebration Day 'Snags for Tomorrow'.The event will be held at the Nathalia Golf Club on Friday 9th September 2011, 10.00am-2.30pm and includes opportunities for a bus trip and the opportunity to come along and plant a tree for the future.

Farm Water Program attracts $25.1million to the region in round 2

Tuesday 12 July 2011
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), on behalf of its consortium partners, has received in-principle approval of $25.1 million in Round Two of the Federal Government's On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program. This funding is to deliver improved surface flood irrigation to the northern Victorian irrigation region.

Don’t ditch your fish – Goldfish gone wild

Wednesday 6 July 2011
An electrofishing study, funded by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), in wetlands along the Goulburn River floodplain has discovered large amounts of Goldfish and Carp within these areas. These introduced fish compete with native fish, decrease water quality and can spread diseases through native species.

Goulburn Broken CMA celebrates 25 years of Landcare

Wednesday 6 July 2011
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is celebrating 25 years of Landcare this year. As a part of these celebrations, the Goulburn Broken CMA is hosting the Regional Landcare Awards. This year the awards for both the Dryland and the Irrigation parts of the catchment are being combined for a "whole of catchment" celebratory award ceremony.

Streamside Fire Recovery Weed Control Completed

Thursday 9 June 2011
With funding from the Victorian Government Fire Recovery Program, the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has completed the second season of weed control works along waterways burnt in the 2009 fires. The upper reaches of the Yea, Acheron and Steavenson Rivers, and the King Parrot, Sunday, Dry and Strath Creeks, were the primary waterways addressed.

Re-snagging the Goulburn River for improved Native Fish habitat

Wednesday 8 June 2011
The Goulburn Broken CMA is reintroducing large woody habitat (or snags) in the Goulburn River between Murchison and Shepparton to increase native fish habitat. The snags will have no net impact on water flow and will enhance native fish habitat, thereby leading to a more sustainable native fish community, resulting in huge benefits for recreational fishers in our region.

Goulburn Broken CMA celebrates World Environment Day with a cuppa!

Thursday 26 May 2011
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is one of 56 regional sustainability organisations in Australia working with thousands of people like you to protect our special places for years to come.

Boom for waterbirds at Barmah

Thursday 14 April 2011
The prolonged flooding along the Murray River has created significant waterbird breeding at many sites along the river, including an extraordinary event in the Barmah–Millewa Forest, one of The Living Murray’s icon sites.  

Final Call for irrigators to pre-qualify for Round 2 of the Farm Water Program

Thursday 14 April 2011
On-farm Irrigation Efficiency Program

Irrigators to prepare for funding opportunity

Wednesday 16 March 2011
Northern Victorian irrigators need to act soon to tap into millions of dollars of funding being offered under Stage 2 of the Commonwealth Government’s On farm Irrigation Efficiency Program (OFIEP). 

Goulburn Broken CMA proud Victorian sponsors of National Wetland Art Competition

Monday 28 February 2011
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) CEO, Mr. Chris Norman, recently attended the Opening Exhibition and Award Ceremony of the WetlandCare Australia National Art and Photography Competition at the CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra and was delighted to acknowledge the achievement of a young artist and fellow Victorian, Vasyl Doudoulis.

Capturing the essence of the local environment

Friday 25 February 2011
It’s on again, the annual Photo Competition for the Broken Boosey and Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) 2012 calendar.  Held each year, the photo competition has almost become a local ‘tradition’, and is a fantastic way for local people in the Broken Boosey and Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network regions to showcase their photographic skills.   

Golden Pancakes to highlight the endangered Golden Sun Moth

Friday 25 February 2011
The Whroo Goldfields Conservation Management Network (CMN) is celebrating the unique biodiversity in our region by hosting a FREE community breakfast at the Costerfield hall on Saturday, 26 March 2011. 

Goulburn Broken Reflections on 2010

Wednesday 22 December 2010
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has had another productive year supporting the environment. We are a step closer to our vision of ‘healthy, resilient and increasingly productive landscapes supporting vibrant communities’. With the festive season once again upon us we reflect on 2010 the International Year for Biodiversity in the Goulburn Broken Catchment.

Special roadside areas to receive TLC

Monday 20 December 2010
Roadside areas in parts of north-east and northern Victoria are receiving special attention as part of a major conservation project underway in the region.  
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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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