Media Releases

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

Heavy rain will lead to poor water quality

Monday 26 February 2007
Heavy rain following fires that devastated parts of the Goulburn Broken Catchment could result in poor water quality.

Drought employment crew clean-up the Goulburn River

Wednesday 21 February 2007
A team of four workers employed by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's Drought Employment Program have been cleaning up the river at Shepparton and Mooroopna.

Drought Employment Program delivering Results

Monday 12 February 2007
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's Drought Employment Program is now in full-swing with crews carrying out work to protect and improve the environment at key sites along the Goulburn River.

Willow species in spotlight

Sunday 4 February 2007
A recent willow identification workshop at Seymour was well attended by staff from the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) and local Council Environment Officers.

Drought Employment Program in Full Swing

Wednesday 31 January 2007
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's Drought Employment Program is now in full-swing with crews carrying out work to protect and improve the environment at several icon sites across the catchment.

Advisory committee needed for Yea River study

Monday 29 January 2007
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is seeking nominations from landholders on the Yea River and its tributaries to sit on an advisory committee.

Great day at the top

Thursday 2 November 2006
Sixty people from various parts of the Goulburn Broken catchment, and Melbourne, attended the Mount Buller Field Day during National Water Week.

Local anglers to benefit from licence funding

Wednesday 6 September 2006
Anglers will have better access to their favourite fishing spots in the Murray Valley  under a project announced today (Wednesday) by The Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier the Hon Kaye Darveniza.

MP Announces New Funding

Wednesday 6 September 2006
Kaye Darveniza MLC, Lower House Member for Melbourne West Province and Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, for Multicultural Affairs, visited Mansfield last week to announce funding for habitat works on the Delatite River.

GB CMA Features on ABC National News

Tuesday 5 September 2006
The Drought Employment Program has received positive media attention both locally and nationally. View the ABC television news coverage of the GB CMA Drought Employment Program featuring Shepparton applicant Ewan Mclean.ABC Television - 28 November 2006

Board Members Announced

Thursday 24 August 2006
Numurkah Dairy farmer Stephen Mills was recently reappointed Chair of the GB CMA Board.  New GB CMA Board appointees announced by the Minister for Environment and Water John Thwaites were Neville Barwick, Peter Fitzgerald, Anne McCamish and Nick Roberts. 

Community Day for Biodiversity Month

Thursday 24 August 2006
September is biodiversity month and is being celebrated in the Goulburn Broken Catchment with lots of community activities. Biodiversity month will be celebrated with a community day in the Broken Boosey State Park near Numurkah in September.Download the program of events and activities being held for biodiversity month PDF Format (167 KB)

Love those bugs

Thursday 24 August 2006
Waterwatch facilitator Glenda Woods, has recently completed a comprehensive book for identifying macroinvertebrates (water bugs).

SIR Catchment Education and Awareness Grants

Thursday 24 August 2006
Applications are now being taken for the Shepparton Irrigation Region Catchment Education and Awareness Grants. Formerly known as Community Salinity Grants, the grants were first established in 1986 to help raise awareness and understanding of salinity.This year, the grants program has been expanded to include projects relating to biodiversity, water quality, pest plants & animals as well as salinity.

$13.9M for Goulburn Broken Environment Projects

Monday 21 August 2006
The Bracks Government will put $6 million into sustainable irrigation projects as part of a $13.9 million environmental package just approved for the Goulburn Broken region for 2006/07.
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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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