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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

Latest News

News Archive
 
May 22, 2020

Jobs available for Wimmera projects

Apply for jobs for Wimmera environmental and community projects

May 20, 2020

Dunmunkle Creek Draft WAP

We are seeking community input into the Draft Dunmunkle Creek Waterway Action Plan, have your say before Friday June 5, 2020.

May 20, 2020

Break arrives early for lower Wimmera River

The autumn break has brought good rainfall across the Wimmera and we are hopeful that it will continue and provide natural flows to all our waterways. Our latest Water for the Environment update is out now.

Apr 03, 2020

Flood survey now closed

hank you to everyone who contributed to this survey, which has now closed. We will collate the feedback and keep you updated on what we learnt from you. Thanks again!

Apr 03, 2020

Wimmera flood research project underway

We are researching the community’s response to flooding risks and mitigation for your properties. Surveys arriving in your letterboxes this week will take about five minutes to complete.

Mar 25, 2020

Important update for our community

Please check this page regularly for updates on changes at Wimmera CMA as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

Mar 18, 2020

POSTPONED: Harmony Day event with Sophie Thomson

Book now for this free event featuring Sophie Thomson from ABC TV's Gardening Australia.

Mar 11, 2020

Film: catch a carp

Watch carp catching tips with carp champion Chris Denton, and bag yourself some great prizes at your next fishing comp while helping your local waterways be healthier!

Mar 02, 2020

Plans for your land

Wimmera CMA has a range of funding opportunities for landholders.

Feb 24, 2020

Wild Wimmera Kids competition - thank you for entering

Entries now open to win a private meet and greet with television star and wildlife champion Chris Humfrey and his animals from the Wild Action Zoo in Horsham in March!

Feb 17, 2020

Wetland report gives insight

Wimmera wetland report for Natimuk Lake, Lake Wallace and St Mary's Lake.

Jan 30, 2020

Seeking community input into Dunmunkle Creek action plan

Community meetings at Rupanyup Community Centre, February 10 and 19.

Jan 28, 2020

Funds for Farmers - EOI now open

Wimmera CMA has funding available to help protect wetlands, rivers and creeks on your farm. Apply now.

Jan 28, 2020

Wetland funding available now

Wetland funding is now available for Wimmera landholders. Apply now.

Jan 13, 2020

Chris Humfrey returns for Fishing Comp

Chris Humfrey & The Wild Action Zoo will return to the Wimmera on Sunday March 8 for the Horsham Fishing Comp.

Dec 11, 2019

Water brings The Ranch to life

The Ranch billabong at Dimboola features in the latest Water for the Environment update .

Nov 06, 2019

Water for the environment update

We take a look back over the past decade for the Wimmera River which was in a highly stressed condition 10 years ago but is thankfully vastly improved today.

Oct 18, 2019

Rewards on offer to find nesting cockatoos

Calling on Wimmera landholders to help find nesting South-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoos

Oct 16, 2019

Meet Candles and Kevin

Meet our new platypus, Candles and Kevin, and learn how you can help us look after this fragile population.

Sep 18, 2019

Spring surveys inspire hope for fragile population

The Wimmera has become attached to platypus, and we are calling for name suggestions for two captured in spring surveys.

Aug 15, 2019

A Climate For Change: Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar

The Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar celebrates 22 years with "A Climate for Change" on September 5.

Aug 13, 2019

Natural river flows expected to reach Lake Hindmarsh

Natural flows in the Wimmera River from last weekend’s rain are expected to reach Lake Hindmarsh, providing fresh water into the lake for the first time since 2016.

Aug 08, 2019

Natural flows return

Our Winter Update for Water for the Environment is out now

Jun 24, 2019

Endangered South Eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoos in good hands

The South Eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo recovery partnership project is in good hands. Here is the latest update from the Wimmera.

Jun 04, 2019

Meet HOPE: new Wimmera platypus

New female platypus found downstream of Dad and Dave Weir in the Wimmera, which the community has named Hope.

Mar 27, 2019

Environment flow to keep fish alive

We are releasing water for the environment into a section of the drying reach of the upper Mt William Creek between Lake Fyans and Lake Lonsdale to preserve small native fish.

Mar 13, 2019

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.