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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

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.

Jun 04, 2017

Trees of the Wimmera - March 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 Paddock Tree".

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 22, 2017

Event - 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

Event - 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

Event - 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

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".

Sep 01, 2016

UPDATE: Warracknabeal and Brim Flood Investigation

The proposed Warracknabeal levee design and all draft reports are now available for public comment

Aug 31, 2016

Environmental water releases - autumn update

Click here for an update about recent environmental water releases.

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.