Thursday 29 November 2007
A decade of sustainable water use will be fittingly celebrated at the juncture of the Goulburn and Broken rivers tomorrow.
The Goulburn Broken CMA has increased water flow in Broken Creek to save Murray Cod.
Tuesday 18 September 2007
The Drought Employment Programme (DEP) formed the backbone of a recently completed initiative to plant 8000 indigenous seedlings along the Upper Broken River and the Blue Range and Bridge Creeks.
Flourishing levels of a tiny aquatic water fern, Azolla, might offer some farmers a viable new fodder resource in the Goulburn Broken catchment.
A safety net to avert the deaths of Murray Cod has been triggered by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA).
ABC's Stateline program featured the GB CMA's Drought Employment Program in July. The introduction to the story was as follows:
A Victorian Government decision to invest $1 billion in northern Victoria on upgrading irrigation infrastructure will provide a myriad of benefits for the region.
After six months of intense on-ground works across the Goulburn Broken Catchment, the Drought Employment Program will officially end on June 30.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority CEO Bill O'Kane has been shortlisted for the Victorian Government Sector Leadership award.
Native fish numbers are expected to rise following successful works carried out on the Broken River.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's Drought Employment Program has received a funding boost which will provide jobs for about 20 extra workers.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and the Tungamah Fishing Club have prepared a plan to carry out on-ground works along the Boosey Creek to protect native fish.
An advisory committee has been formed to assist the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GB CMA) with an environmental flow study for the Yea River and its tributaries.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority has warned water quality has deteriorated after recent heavy rain in the upper part of the catchment.
An alternative plan for Lake Mokoan recently proposed by the Broken Irrigator Group would fail to meet environmental objectives because it would not provide a wetland of significance, according to the Goulburn Broken Catchement Management Authority.