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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
Email: wcma@wcma.vic.gov.au
 
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)

News Archive

Mar 23, 2017

Final community meetings for Dunmunkle Creek Flood Investigation

Join us to hear the final recommendations and future mitigation options for the Dunmunkle Creek in the last community meetings this month.

Mar 22, 2017

30 Years of Landcare & National Harmony Day with Bruce Pascoe

Join us for this free cultural experience celebrating 30 years of Landcare and National Harmony Day with special guest Bruce Pascoe - award-winning Australian author.

Mar 22, 2017

Bruce Pascoe in Horsham for Harmony Day & Landcare event

Barengi Gadjin Land Council and Wimmera CMA will host the free cultural event honouring the region’s connection to country and 30 years of Landcare on Tuesday March 21 at 6pm.

Mar 13, 2017

Horsham Fishing Comp - March 12 2017

Wimmera CMA and Wimmera Landcare are proud to be bringing Chris Humfrey and the Wild Action Zoo back to the 2017 Horsham Fishing Competition.

Mar 11, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - January Winner

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see last month's category - "Best Shade Tree".

Mar 10, 2017

Wimmera CMA at the Field Days

Drop into Wimmera CMA's Field Days marquee and find out what funding is available for you in 2017.

Mar 01, 2017

Environmental Water Releases - Summer Update

Find out more about environmental water releases and natural flows over summer.

Feb 28, 2017

Councils launch community mapping

A new mapping tool for viewing land and community information in the Wimmera region has been launched as part of a project coordinated by Wimmera CMA.

Feb 11, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - December Winner

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see last month's category - "Favourite School Yard Tree".

Jan 31, 2017

New online tool for Halls Gap community to view flood maps

Wimmera CMA is launching a new interactive flood mapping tool for the Halls Gap community as part of a review into flooding in the area.

Jan 31, 2017

Natural river flow provides lifeline to communities

The first natural flow in the Wimmera River since 2012 is reaching Dimboola and continuing its way downstream towards Jeparit.

Jan 31, 2017

Jeparit celebrates arrival of natural flow to town

When a natural flow that started in the Wimmera’s upper catchment a month ago arrived in Jeparit yesterday, the river’s final stop before it flows into Lake Hindmarsh, anglers were quick to get out their fishing rods.

Dec 31, 2016

Wimmera CMA extends drought employment program until December

Nine new Wimmera drought program employees start work this week with the announcement they have jobs until the end of the year.

Dec 31, 2016

Dealing with drought

It goes without saying that during drought, things get pretty tough for communities, businesses and the environment. Here is a small snapshot of projects happening right now in your region.

Dec 31, 2016

Drought crews benefit rivers, wetlands, communities and orchids

Wimmera drought employment crews are working in areas from Lake Albacutya to Nhill, Horsham to Kaniva, Landsborough to Murtoa and everywhere in-between.

Dec 31, 2016

Cemeteries benefit from drought employment program

Kaniva Lillimur Cemetery Trust is one of many Wimmera community groups to benefit from the Victorian Government’s Drought Response Package.

Dec 31, 2016

Trees of the Wimmera

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see last month's category - "Best Specimen Tree".

Nov 30, 2016

Longest running landholder survey to land in mailboxes this week

Surveys will land in farmer’s mailboxes across the Wimmera this week as part of Australia’s longest running research project of its type.

Nov 30, 2016

Environmental Water Releases - Winter Update

Click here for an update on environmental water releases and natural flows over winter.

Nov 30, 2016

Trees of the Wimmera - September Winner

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see the winner for September's category - "oldest tree".

Nov 21, 2016

Event completed - Aboriginal Earth Oven Re-creation Event

Between 18-20th November traditional techniques of cooking native foods will be explored during a free event by BGLC, located on the scenic banks of the Wimmera River.

Nov 19, 2016

Event completed - Carp Conversation event part of Wimmera wide effort to limit carp impact

“The community plays a key role in getting rid of carp and we encourage people to come along to this Carp Conversation. There’s a lot of interest in the carp herpes virus and this is a terrific way to hear the latest”

Nov 19, 2016

Event completed: Conversation to turn to carp during Dimboola Fishing Classic

Carp will be in the spotlight when leading national carp and native fish experts visit the Wimmera this weekend as part of the Wimmera Mail-Times Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Oct 31, 2016

Dock Lake water study completed

Wimmera CMA completed a study looking at the environmental values of Dock Lake and the watering regime that would be required to achieve environmental objectives.

Oct 31, 2016

Wimmera Landcare Plantout Events

Come join us for some fun and get involved in one of these upcoming tree planting weekends.

Oct 31, 2016

Trees of the Wimmera - August Winner

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see the winner for August's category - "Buloke".

Sep 30, 2016

Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar 2016

The Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar will be held in Dimboola on Thursday 1st September 2016. Tickets are now available.

Sep 30, 2016

Trees of the Wimmera - July Winner

Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region. Click here to see the winner for July's category - "Biggest Tree".

Sep 20, 2016

Victorian Landcare Grant Applications - CLOSED

Applications are now open for the 2016-17 Wimmera region Victorian Landcare Grants.

Aug 31, 2016

Fourth Rural Landholder Survey - Wimmera Region

We need your help to gather valuable information about rural landholders in the Wimmera region.

Aug 31, 2016

Warracknabeal’s last chance to have a say on levee design

Yarriambiack Shire Council is having two final drop-in sessions at its Warracknabeal office this month to give the community a chance to have input into the final levee design.

Jul 31, 2016

Council asks Warracknabeal, do you support the final levee design?

Yarriambiack Shire Council is asking for feedback to finalise a levee design for Warracknabeal at a series of community information sessions and meetings starting next week.

Jul 31, 2016

Council reminds Warracknabeal to have their say on levee design

Yarriambiack Shire Council is reminding the community to have their say on a levee design for Warracknabeal at an information session on Monday (July 11).

Jul 16, 2016

GRANT: Wimmera Regional Community Grants - CLOSED

Wimmera Regional Community Grants Round Three: Applications are now open.

Jun 30, 2016

Wimmera CMA seeks local knowledge for new flood investigation

The Horsham and Wartook Valley Flood Mapping Investigation will kick off with community meetings in Laharum, Riverside and Horsham at the end of the month.

Apr 18, 2016

Summer update for environmental water releases

The latest update for EWR in the Wimmera River catchment.