Media Releases

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

Brush up on nature knowledge

Sunday 4 December 2005
Nature buffs can brush up on their knowledge of the region’s varying vegetation thanks to information sheets developed by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority.

Wetlands along the Murray River flood….

Wednesday 30 November 2005
Four wetland sites have flooded this year along the Murray River upstream of the Barmah Forest - a return to natural flooding regimes is expected with a myriad of benefits set to follow.

Kids help out with river works

Friday 11 November 2005

Fish Spawn in Barmah wetlands

Friday 4 November 2005
Golden Perch, Murray Cod and many small native fish species are spawning in the Barmah wetlands as a result of environmental water allocations released onto the iconic site.

Muckatah Depression Drain – New stage launched

Tuesday 18 October 2005
The $2.7million Stage Three of the Muckatah Surface Water Management System was launched today. It is part of a drainage system that will serve the entire Muckatah Catchment taking in about 60,000 ha north east of Numurkah.

Shepparton Irrigation Region implements on-ground works through the Australian Government's Water Savings Project

Monday 10 October 2005
In conjunction with funding from the Australian Government’s Water Savings Project (a component of the Natural Heritage Trust) and the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, local landholders are working to speed-up the adoption of Best Practice in the Shepparton Irrigation Region.

New life for River Banks

Thursday 1 September 2005
Ten students from the Bendigo Campus of Latrobe University helped plant 340 seedlings on the river frontage at Noel Jensons Jamieson property last week as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) River Health Program.


Wednesday 31 August 2005
Chris Doyle has retired as Chairman of the Upper Goulburn Implementation Committee [UGIC]. He announced his decision at the recent Annual Landcare Awards event, hosted by UGIC at Trawool. UGIC is responsible for the rollout of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) Regional Catchment Strategy, the blueprint for the future environment of the Goulburn Broken in the Shires of Mansfield, Murrindindi, and Mitchell. Chairman of the CMA Board, Stephen Mills AO, and Chief Executive Officer Bill O’Kane, paid tribute to the outstanding commitment and contribution to the management of natural resources in this extremely important catchment, given by Chris during his seven years in the position. Neville Barwick has been elected to the Chair’s role on the Upper Goulburn Implementation Committee, one of three community based committees of the Goulburn Broken CMA.

Duck Weed Build-up on Broken Creek

Friday 26 August 2005
Significant sightings of duckweed (floating azolla) have occurred on the Lower Broken Creek in recent weeks.

Excellence recognised

Friday 26 August 2005
The Upper Goulburn Landcare Award for Excellence was presented to Roger Cook of Kinglake Landcare group during a presentation dinner at Trawool Resort last Friday.

Popular winner of perpetual trophy

Friday 26 August 2005
The Hubert Miller Perpetual Trophy was presented to Lesley Dalziel of Seymour during a presentation dinner at Trawool Resort last Friday.

Land Management Funding Explained

Sunday 7 August 2005
A seminar to assist landholders identify the right land management grants for their needs will be held at Trawool on 19th August.

Flow study for Seven Creeks

Thursday 21 July 2005
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is conducting an Environmental Flow Determination for Seven Creeks and its tributaries.

Book now for Landcare Forum

Thursday 23 June 2005
Registrations for the Goulburn Broken Regional Landcare Forum, July 7th& 8th, will close on June 30th.

Locals Support Waterways

Tuesday 21 June 2005
Meetings to report on recent Crown Water Frontage assessments were well attended in Howqua, Jamieson and Woods Point, where local landholders participated in the reporting process and discussion on river health.
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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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