Media Releases

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

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.

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.
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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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