Published Documents

This page contains general documents, publications and reports as well as annual reports, economy reports and other published guides.

Main Sections

Annual Reports

This section includes the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Annual Reports which outline performance and finances. In some years a separate summary of the Annual Report is available from the website or from the Goulburn Broken CMA offices. Reports are prepared in accordance with all relevant Victorian legislation.


The Biodiversity Strategy for the Goulburn Broken Catchment 2016-2021 is an extension of the Biodiversity Strategy for the Goulburn Broken Catchment 2010 – 2015 which followed implementation of Goulburn Broken CMA’s 'Native Vegetation Management Strategy' and 'From the Fringe to Mainstream – a Strategic Plan for Integrating Native Biodiversity' (developed in 2004).

Catchment Community and Economy

This section includes information and resources relevant to the Economic Profile of the Goulburn Broken Catchment (including all of the Shepparton Irrigation Region).

Climate Change

The impacts of a changing climate on both the Goulburn Broken Catchment’s natural resources and its community present significant threats and opportunities. The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is committed to being proactive in identifying adaptation responses to mitigate any threats, and at the same time work to identify opportunities.

Constraints Management Strategy Reports and Publications

Following the completion of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in 2012, the MDBA was requested to develop a Constraints Management Strategy to explore how the plan could deliver better environmental outcomes by allowing some overbank environmental flows. This section includes reports and publications relevant to this strategy.

Dryland Salinity

This section contains the Goulburn Broken Dryland Salinity Management Plan 1995-2001 as well as other relevant dryland salinity publications and resources.

Farm Water Program

The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is leading a consortium on behalf of the region’s irrigators to achieve farm water savings through improved farm irrigation systems. This section includes publications relevant to this program.


A range of information is available when conducting Farmworks. This section includes information on obtaining permits, licences and advice in the Shepparton Irrigation Region and other useful resources.

Floodplain and Drainage

This section includes interactive content and other resources relevant to Floodplain Management and Drainage.

Irrigation Salinity

Groundwater and Salt Management, as well as Soil Moisture Monitoring are all important components of Irrigation Salinity. This section includes resources relevant to this area.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Strategy

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) Strategy for the Goulburn Broken Catchment encompasses all activities impacting on natural resource management. The GB Regional Catchment Strategy lists principles, policies, targets and actions and provides context for all MER actions.

Outcome Stories & Case Studies

A package of stories celebrating and highlighting the diverse projects that have been carried out across the Goulburn Broken Catchment to improve and protect its water, land, biodiversity and people.

Pest Plants and Animals

The Goulburn Broken Invasive Plants and Animals Strategy (IPAS) sets the direction for invasive plants and animals investment and management in the Goulburn Broken catchment.

Regional Catchment Strategies

Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy, Shepparton Irrigation Region Catchment Strategy and the Dryland Landscape Strategy.

Soil Health Strategy

In 2002, the Goulburn Broken Soil Health Working Group (SHWG) was formed to develop a draft Soil Health Action Plan (SHAP) for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GBCMA).

Victorian CMAs' Actions and Achievements Reports

The annual state-wide CMA Actions and Achievements report highlights the actions delivered with Victorian Government funding in partnership between catchment management authorities, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Parks Victoria, water authorities, regional communities, local government, businesses and landholders.

Waterway and Floodplain Management Resources

A range of resources are available regarding the management of Waterways and Floodplains in the Goulburn Broken Catchment. This section includes a variety of these documents.