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Media Releases

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

Soil program outcomes beyond expectations

Wednesday 24 July 2013
Farmers who attended Beyond SoilCare events had a greater understanding of soil management practices, increased confidence to implement change and were more likely to discuss soil matters with neighbours or friends, according to a recent participant survey.Beyond SoilCare, funded through the Commonwealth Government's Caring for Our Country (CfOC) initiative and delivered by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA), aims to improve landholders' knowledge and skills in soil management, as well as promote the importance of healthy soils and the work farmers do to the wider community.

Free information sessions on potential of environmental plantings to carbon sequestration

Tuesday 16 July 2013
Farmers interested in learning more about the potential benefits of environmental plantings to carbon sequestration on their properties are invited to attend one of two free workshop hosted by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on Wednesday, July 24 at the Tatura DEPI office. 

Community's views on Yea River wanted

Tuesday 25 June 2013
Yea River users are encouraged to help shape the future management of the river by completing a short survey.

Funding will support fish movement

Tuesday 25 June 2013
Fish within the mid Broken River system will soon benefit through the modification of a number of in-stream barriers on the Broken River, upstream and downstream of Benalla and Hollands Creek, at Emu Bridge, over the next few months.

Employment program to support workers during fruit industry transition

Friday 21 June 2013
Between 20 and 40 workers affected by SPC-Ardmona's announcement it will cut its fruit intake are expected to be employed through the Fruit Industry Employment Program.

Natural resource management efforts recognised

Sunday 16 June 2013
Groups and individuals improving environmental health in the Goulburn Broken Catchment were recognised at the 2013 Goulburn Broken Natural Resource Management Awards on June 14.

Local farmer appointed to Regional Waterway Management Strategy Community Agency Reference Group

Friday 14 June 2013
Barwite farmer Jill Breadon has been appointed to the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority's (CMA's) Regional Waterway Management Strategy Community Agency Reference Group.

Land management funding boost welcomed

Thursday 6 June 2013
Eleven projects in the Goulburn Broken Catchment have received Community Landcare Grants to run programs to tackle weeds, improve soil, manage erosion and improve landholders’ skills.

WOW of an afternoon out at Wilmot Road Primary School

Monday 27 May 2013
The opportunity to present Wilmot Road Primary School’s Civic and Citizenship Awards was a rewarding and inspiring experience, says Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Sustainable Irrigation Manager Carl Walters.

School's in for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority Staff

Tuesday 21 May 2013
Time spent by Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) staff with Wilmot Rd Primary School students each week at the Thursday after-school Learning Club is proving to be a win-win for the school and the CMA.

Thanks a million Shepparton Men’s Shed

Friday 17 May 2013
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) CEO Chris Norman today thanked Shepparton Men’s Shed participants for building more than 80 nesting boxes for native animals and birds in the past year.

Community values prioritised in Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy

Thursday 16 May 2013
Strong partnerships and building the resilience of the Goulburn Broken Catchment's people and natural resources in the face of changes in land-use, climate, water policy and farm production are Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy (RCS) priorities.

Thanks a million Robyn

Thursday 16 May 2013
Robyn Rattray-Wood believes a healthy environment and quality of life go hand in hand.

Thanks a million Bob

Wednesday 15 May 2013
Bob Jenkins is keen to get the next generation as interested in preserving the environment as he is.

Thanks a Million Kevin

Tuesday 14 May 2013
 Kevin Turnbull reckons one of the best things about volunteering at the Euroa Arboretum is the opportunity to enjoy the surroundings.
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