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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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Wimmera River Boardwalk Construction Wimmera CMA seeks to appoint an experienced and competent civil contractor with recognised and proven skills to construct the Wimmera River Boardwalk in Horsham,...

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Junior Landcare Grants 2024

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Autumn water for the environment

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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Thousands of birds flock to Lake Hindmarsh

Birds are flocking to Lake Hindmarsh to take advantage of favourable habitat conditions. As well as high numbers of fish-eating birds, such as cormorants and pelicans, a large number of ducks have...

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Wetlands & Waterways: Be paid to protect

Do you have a river, creek or wetland on your property you would like to protect? Wimmera CMA is inviting expressions of interest through the Funds for Farmers funding program. Put in your expression...

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