Joint Water and Fishing Forum

On Wednesday July 31 from 6pm to 9pm, Wimmera CMA and Victorina Fisheries Authority (VFA) are hosting a joint meeting at Horsham Angling Club – Dixon Drive.  A light supper and refreshments will...

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Notice of Making of the By-Law no. 3 Waterways Protection 2024

By resolution of 17 June 2024 the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority under sections 160, 219 and 287ZC of the Water Act 1989 made By-Law No. 3 Waterways Protection 2024.

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“April” our latest Platypus

A new female platypus has been found in Mackenzie river near Wartook in the latest platypus surveys conducted by EnviroDNA. The platypus survey took place on 15-16 April. In one of the survey locations...

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Free Flood Advisory Service

Be prepared! During wet conditions many parts of the Wimmera are at risk of flooding. If you’re planning to: Buy a property or home Build a shed Subdivide ...check your flood risk...

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Free Works on Waterways Permits

We have made it even easier for you to check if you have a designated waterway on your property. Go to our Works on Waterways page and use the interactive map, then submit your application for a free...

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Water for the Environment Autumn 2024

Latest update: MacKenzie River MacKenzie River is 57 kilometres long and starts on the northern slopes of Gariwerd Grampians National Park. It flows northwest until it joins the Wimmera River west...

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Eastern Great Egret at Dock Lake

Wetlands Bird Survey Autumn 2024

Staff from Arthur Rylah Institute (ARI) were out in late March at wetlands across the Wimmera inspecting bird populations. Regular surveys are conducted at wetlands across the Wimmera that receive...

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Green Lake Waterway Action Plan

The Green Lake Waterway Action Plan final draft has been completed by Wimmera CMA and Water Technology. The Waterway Action Plan reviewed environmental, social, cultural and economic values, and...

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Vic Catchments win at Banksia Sustainability Awards

Vic Catchments, the peak body for Victoria’s ten Catchment Management Authorities, has won the Nature Positive category of the 35th National Banksia Sustainability Awards. The Awards celebrate trailblazers...

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2024 Victorian Landcare Grants

Supporting Landcare and environmental volunteering groups and networks across Victoria The Victorian Government is helping volunteer groups and networks protect and restore our precious environment. Minister...

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