Media Releases

All past media releases from Goulburn Broken CMA, listed chronologically.
The 2023 Goulburn Broken catchment calendar cover photo features the Azure Kingfisher by Peter Poon.

Local photos feature in Goulburn Broken calendar

Tuesday 13 December 2022
Brimming with local images from our natural environment, the 2023 Goulburn Broken Catchment calendar is now available.
Wrinkled Toadlet by Chris Tzaros

Rarely seen frog makes local appearance

Thursday 1 December 2022
A rare local sighting of the Wrinkled Toadlet (Uperoleia rugosa), the December Frog of the Month as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s 2022 Year of the Frog community awareness campaign, was recently recorded.

Planning for the future

Monday 21 November 2022
Planning is underway for the renewal of the Shepparton Irrigation Region Land and Water Management Plan. A workshop about the Plan, set for November, was rescheduled to February 2023. SIRPPIC members Kelvin Bruce and Heather du Vallon have kicked off discussion about the strategy and the need to plan for the future.

Learn about local native species in mammals booklet

Tuesday 8 November 2022
The 30 species of native mammals who reside in the Goulburn Broken catchment are the feature of a new booklet produced by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA).

Start in your backyard to give tiny frog a fighting chance

Monday 7 November 2022
The Frog of the Month for November is the Sloane’s Froglet (Crinia sloanei) as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s 2022 Year of the Frog community awareness campaign.

Attending our offices

Visitors can attend GB CMA offices (Shepparton, Yea and Benalla) by appointment or at Shepparton by walk in on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Flooding creates water quality issues in rivers and creeks

Wednesday 26 October 2022
Widespread flooding across the Goulburn Broken catchment continues to create significant impacts for communities and the environment. One of the effects on the catchment’s waterways is decreased water quality as a result of flooding which is expected to be an ongoing issue into summer, as temperatures increase.

Eastern Banjo Frog’s call is music to the ears

Tuesday 4 October 2022
The Frog of the Month for October is the Eastern Banjo Frog (Limnodynastes dumerilii) as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s 2022 Year of the Frog community awareness campaign.

Urban Waterway Works

Tuesday 6 September 2022
Expressions of interest are sought annually from community groups and land managers of public space along urban waterways to attain support for CMA delivered works that will compliment or facilitate co-invested improvements (in-kind and financial).
The Goulburn River at Shepparton North - A water release increases the height of the Goulburn River for a short time and improves habitat and food sources for native fish, platypus and water bugs.

Water for the environment goes with the flow

Monday 5 September 2022
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority plans to release water from the Goulburn weir from mid-September to improve habitat and food sources for native fish, platypus and water bugs in the Lower Goulburn River.
Plains Brown Tree Frog. Photo: Chris Tzaros.

Become a citizen scientist to help Plains Brown Tree Frog

Thursday 1 September 2022
The Frog of the Month for September is the Plains Brown Tree Frog (Litoria paraewingi) as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) 2022 Year of the Frog community awareness campaign.
A drone is used to monitor bank condition of the lower Broken Creek.

Technology takes flight to monitor lower Broken Creek erosion

Thursday 25 August 2022
Drones are being used to monitor erosion on the banks of the lower Broken Creek around Nathalia and Numurkah.
Nectar sources for the Swift Parrot will be increased. Photo: Chris Tzaros

Swift action funded to help save parrot

The plight of the critically endangered Swift Parrot has received a boost with funding to increase its food source in the Goulburn Broken region.
Southern Brown Tree Frog. Photo Peter Robertson

Build a pond or a bog for Southern Brown Tree Frog

The Frog of the Month for August is the Southern Brown Tree Frog (Litoria ewingi) as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s 2022 Year of the Frog community awareness campaign.
The Goulburn Broken CMA is planning a water delivery for the environment, downstream of the Goulburn Weir in the Lower Goulburn River, from mid-July and into August 2022.

Water for the environment to boost natural flows in Lower Goulburn

The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) is planning a water delivery for the environment, downstream of the Goulburn Weir in the Lower Goulburn River, from mid-July and into August 2022.
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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.

Shepparton
168 Welsford Street, PO Box 1752, Shepparton VIC 3630
T (03) 5822 7700
F (03) 5831 6254

Benalla
89 Sydney Road, PO Box 124, Benalla VIC 3672
T (03) 5822 7700

Yea
Shop 5/10 High Street, Yea VIC 3717
T (03) 5822 7700

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