Media Releases

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

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.

New MOU for Catchment Partners

Friday 11 August 2006
A Memorandum of Understanding will be signed today (Friday) by the major partners in the delivery of natural resource management in the Goulburn Broken Catchment.

Mills stays at helm of CMA Board

Thursday 10 August 2006
Stephen Mills was recently reappointed Chair of the  Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Board for a further three year term.

Mokoan – return to wetland; benefiting our river network

Wednesday 9 August 2006
A fact sheet is now available providing information on river flow regimes expected to follow the decommissioning of Lake Mokoan.

Plastic – Not Fantastic

Tuesday 1 August 2006
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is urging Goulburn Valley residents to replace plastic shopping bags with use re-useable bags.

Free EnviroEd Expo for Teachers

Monday 10 July 2006
A free exhibition of Environmental programs and materials suitable for the classroom will be held this month in Acheron.

Community Call for Noxious Weed Listings

Monday 22 May 2006
Residents of the Goulburn Broken region are being invited to nominate weeds they believe pose a threat to the catchment for inclusion on the revised Noxious Weeds List. 

Call for environmental nominations

Saturday 13 May 2006
Nominations are currently being sought for two high profile awards in the Upper Goulburn catchment.

Barmah bird deaths declared “natural”

Wednesday 10 May 2006
Ecologists have found no evidence to support recent claims hundred of egrets died in Barmah Forest during the summer floods.

20 Years of Saltwatch

Friday 5 May 2006
Primary schools in the Mansfield District will participate in a special Salt Week tabloid sports morning on May 25th to celebrate 20 years of Saltwatch in the Goulburn Broken catchment.

CMA seeks committee members

Monday 1 May 2006
The Upper Goulburn Implementation Committee (UGIC) comprises of eight community representatives appointed by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), for a period of four years, and is currently advertising committee positions throughout the upper Goulburn catchment.

Willow claims rejected by CMA

Wednesday 12 April 2006
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority has rejected recent claims that its willow management program is undermining trout fishing in the Jamieson River.
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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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