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Media Releases

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

Farmers praised for creek works

Monday 16 February 2004
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority has praised landholders on the Broken, Boosey and Nine Mile Creeks for their efforts to protect and enhance the creek environs.

Warning on illegal river works

Monday 16 February 2004
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Chair, Stephen Mills, hopes the recent prosecution of a landowner and contractor for the illegal extraction of gravel from the Goulburn River will serve as a warning to anyone else considering illegal works on a catchment waterway.

Dung Beetle Project

Last spring a handful of dairy and beef farmers within the (SIR) were asked to participate in a Dung Beetle project. Ten lucky farmers from Cobram to Lockington, whose soil types and irrigation practices where suited to the project, were selected. The farming types included 8 dairy farms with herds up to 500 head of cattle and two beef properties with herd numbers around the 200. And so 12 months on....here's an update.

Endangered woodlands and wetlands protected

Endangered woodlands and wetlands on private properties are being protected thanks to funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Future proof your farm

Friday 10 March 2017
It comes as no surprise to know some farmers across the northern Victorian region are doing it tough.

Habitat for unique birds and plants protected

Endangered and threatened species in the Goulburn Broken Catchment including the Regent Honeyeater, Warby Swamp Gum, Superb Parrot and Euroa Guinea Flower will be protected thanks to $130,000 of funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

Mangalore Wetland

Tuesday 23 January 2018
A Mangalore landowner has accessed funding from the Victorian Government's Regional Riparian Action Plan to fence and revegetate a wetland on her property. The move is the realisation of a long-held ambition which the owner hopes will see more native animals and plants return to the area.

PROGRAM AFFORDS MORE FAMILY TIME

With four children under the age of five, sleep is a precious commodity for Tongala dairy farmer Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Anna.
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