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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

Oct 14, 2017

Seeking Community Feedback - draft Wimmera Floodplain Management Strategy

The Wimmera Floodplain Management Strategy Steering Committee released a draft Wimmera Floodplain Management Strategy is encouraging the community to provide comment by October 13th.

Oct 10, 2017

Grampians Wildflower Walkabout

Guided walks, self guided walk and drive maps, Tag-along tours and bird watching!

Oct 10, 2017

Grampians Wildflower Walkabout to include night walk and cultural uses of plants

For the first time the weekend will also include a guided night walk.

Oct 09, 2017

Living with Bushfire

Community Conference 2017
by Living with Bushfire Organising Committee

Oct 05, 2017

SCRIME and LR1 Crop Walk

BCG, Agriculture Victoria and Wimmera CMA present Sustainable Cropping Rotations in Mediterranean Environments (SCRIME) and Longerenong Rotation No.1 trial, crop walks.

Oct 02, 2017

National Landcare Week 2017

4 - 10 September 2017
It's time to find out what all the fuss is about. Join your local Landcare group.

Oct 01, 2017

National Tree Day 2017

Schools Tree Day - Friday 28th July 2017
National Tree Day - Sunday 30th July 2017

Sep 30, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - May Winner

"Best Climbing Tree"
Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region.

Sep 30, 2017

Update: Dunmunkle Creek Flood Investigation

The final community meetings for the Dunmunkle Creek Flood Investigation were held during March in Rupanyup, Boolite, Murtoa and Lubeck.

Sep 30, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - April Winner

"Favourite Hollow or Dead Tree"
Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region.

Sep 30, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - June Winner

"Autumn Leaves"
Trees of the Wimmera is a monthly competition to display significant trees from the region.

Sep 30, 2017

NAIDOC week 2017

July 2-9 2017
This year the focus was 'Our Languages Matter'

Sep 26, 2017

World Rivers Day

Sunday 25 September
How will you celebrate our great Rivers?

Sep 22, 2017

The Tactics for Fantastic

9th Annual Perennial Pasture Systems Conference
Lifting production & what to do with the rewards

Sep 11, 2017

20th Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

RSVP by Friday 1st September
Register for tickets NOW!

Sep 11, 2017

Costa coming to the Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

Costa brings added energy to Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

Sep 09, 2017

Australian musician, Neil Murray’s biodiversity connections

Neil Murray will be appearing at the 20th Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar
at Horsham Town Hall on 7 September

Sep 04, 2017

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2017

2017 Theme: 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Sep 04, 2017

World Water Week - Water and waste – Reduce and reuse

Follow the discussions and events at this years event
As it addresses issues and challenges from all parts and countries of the world focusing on water dependant sectors particularly food and energy.

Sep 03, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Save the date! Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2017
Take the Pledge | 21 – 27 August 2017

Sep 02, 2017

2017 Volunteering Victoria State Awards - Nominations Open

The Volunteering Victoria State Awards aim to showcase the work of leaders and managers of volunteers, volunteering programs and volunteer involving organisations.
Nominations close 5.00pm Friday 1 September

Sep 01, 2017

Water for the Environment - Autumn Update

Find out about recent and upcoming water releases for the environment in the Autumn update.

Aug 31, 2017

Wimmera angler project uses eDNA to find fish and support research

An innovative new project between Wimmera Anglers Association and Wimmera CMA is helping anglers find the best fishing spots while giving researchers an insight into how fish are responding to environmental flows.

Aug 31, 2017

CELEBRATING the cultural stories of the Wimmera River

Wimmera CMA and Barengi Gadjin Land Council are supporting local Aboriginal communities in gathering this knowledge and sharing their stories as part of a new water project.

Aug 31, 2017

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it.

Aug 14, 2017

'The Patch' at the Salvos

Come help plant some trees at 'The Patch'

Aug 11, 2017

EOI: Independent Member Audit, Risk and Finance Committee - Closed

Wimmera CMA is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people to serve as an independent member on its Audit, Risk and Finance Committee
Applications Closed

Jul 31, 2017

Building a Strong Wimmera River

Find out how the resilience of the Wimmera River has increased over the last five years, thanks to environmental watering.

Jul 10, 2017

2017 Victorian Landcare Awards

Nominations are now closed for the 2017 Victorian Landcare Awards

Jul 08, 2017

GRANT: Wimmera Regional Community Grants 2017 - Closed

Wimmera Regional Community Grants Round Four applications are now open

Jul 01, 2017

2015-2016 Actions and Achievements Report

The latest Actions and Achievements Report is out now! Read about what outputs were achieved by Victoria's 10 CMAs during 2015-16.

Jun 23, 2017

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2017

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification.

May 20, 2017

Yarrilinks Community Planting Weekend 2017

Yarrilinks is an annual tree planting event held in the Yarriambiack Shire. This year's event will be on May 20, in Minyip. Click here to register.

May 15, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - February Winner

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

Apr 24, 2017

The Wimmera’s Flowing Tale launched for Water Week

Take a walk along the Wimmera River to follow the Wimmera's flowing tale. Talk to us. Share with us!

Apr 24, 2017

A noisy chorus heralds the arrival of water in Dock Lake

After a wet winter and a wet start to spring, a noisy chorus of frogs and waterbirds are heralding the arrival of water into Dock Lake.

Apr 11, 2017

Board vacancies: A chance to influence state-wide catchment management - Now Closed

The Victorian Government is seeking applications for membership on catchment management authority boards.

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 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 01, 2017

Environmental Water Releases - Summer Update

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

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".

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

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 - October 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 Specimen Tree".

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 19, 2016

Event - Carp Conversation - 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”

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

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".