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Wimmera CMA

Street Address:
24 Darlot Street, Horsham, 3400
(enter via Gleed St)

Postal Address:
PO Box 479, Horsham, VIC, 3402
Phone: (03) 5382 1544
Fax: (03) 5382 6076
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm
(excluding Public Holidays and Christmas - New Year Closure.  Office may also be closed for short periods Monday mornings)


Latest News

News Archive
Oct 12, 2017

Drought program leaves lasting impression on Wimmera farming family

Wimmera farmers Glenn and Pauline Margetts from St Helen’s Plains say when the Wimmera Drought Employment Program came along in late 2015, it made the world of difference to their family.

Oct 10, 2017

Bakang Dyakata Earth Oven Re-creation Event 2017

Yam Daisies, song and dance with Neil Murray, a stunning riverbank, on Country… We’re thrilled to be supporting another Earth Oven Re-creation Event with the local community!

Oct 03, 2017

Wimmera drought program a win-win

Wimmera CMA’s drought employment program was a win-win for farmers, the environment and the community.

Sep 27, 2017

CMA funding programs help farmers vision become reality

In 2016, Michael Overington worked with Wimmera CMA to protect waterways on his property in Moyston. Michael said it was one of the best programs he had been involved with. Read his story here.

Sep 22, 2017

Measuring the social and economic value of recreational & environmental water in the Wimmera Southern Mallee

Results from a 2017 socio-economic study into the value of recreational and environmental water to the Wimmera Southern Mallee region are now available.

Sep 20, 2017

A Flowing Fish Tale

Angling identity Rex Hunt is the voice of a new film touting the angling virtues of the Wimmera River

Sep 20, 2017

EWR Spring Update - Wet Lines Wimmera Wide

A flowing fish tale ...
Want to know when the fish are biting?
Planned spring flows

Sep 13, 2017

New interactive map connects the Wimmera

No ordinary map!
This map gives the community free access to data collected on waterways, wetlands, floods, native vegetation, areas of cultural significance and Landcare activities.

Sep 05, 2017

CMA Funding Enables Wetland Protection

West Wimmera farm wetland is further protected with the help of CMA funding

Aug 31, 2017

Monthly Climate and Water Outlooks - BoM

Monthly Climate and Water Outlook videos presented by the Bureau of Meteorology covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the next three months.

Aug 30, 2017

EOI: Protecting Rivers and Creeks

Expressions of Interest for Waterway Fencing and Revegetation Grants are NOW OPEN

Aug 24, 2017

Carp Virus announcement due next year

If we could get rid of carp completely, it would mean a great environmental return for the region

Aug 18, 2017

Water for the environment: It's all about the timing

Believe it or not, not all water going down a river is delivering benefits for plants and animals.

Aug 03, 2017

Celebrating 20 Years of CMAs

Catchment Management Authorities were established in 1997 including the Wimmera
Wimmera CMA is celebrating 20 years of achievements

Jul 26, 2017

Environmental Water Releases - Winter Update

Wimmera Frog Guide updated, planned Winter flows and more

Jul 25, 2017

Wimmera CMA Newsletter - July 2017

A summary of some of Wimmera CMA's activities over the past few months

Jul 24, 2017

Hindmarsh Landcare Network's 20th Annual Planting success

Congratulations to Hindmarsh Landcare Network on 20 years of successful plantings!

Jun 15, 2017

River Yarns

The Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk people have handed down their stories through their generations

Apr 27, 2017

Platypus saved during Wimmera CMA surveys

Wimmera CMA surveys last week saved a juvenile female platypus from death, wildlife ecologist Josh Griffiths says.

Apr 04, 2017

New job opportunities for young people among key outcomes of Wimmera ‘River Yarns’

The need to create more cultural and natural resource career opportunities for young people was one of the strong messages from a new water initiative documenting Wimmera Aboriginal history.

Apr 04, 2017

Climate Ready Natural Resource Management Planning in Victoria

In a Victorian first, all ten Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) have undertaken regional climate change adaptation planning which is now available through a one stop online portal.

Mar 27, 2017

People gather for Wimmera ‘River Yarns’

A new water initiative documenting Aboriginal history and the cultural values of the Wimmera River kicks off this week (March 27) with ‘Community Gathering - River Yarns’.

Jul 01, 2016

Trees of the Wimmera Competition

Wimmera Landcare is running a Wimmera-wide competition between July 2016 and July 2017 to display what trees are out in the region.