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Flood employment program gets underway

Flood employment program gets underway

APPLICATIONS are now open for flood affected farmers and rural workers to join the Mallee Flood Recovery Environmental Employment Program.

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Kings Billabong Community Update 3

Kings Billabong Community Update 3

This Community Update provides the latest news on the formation of the Kings Billabong Operating Plan Community Advisory Group, which has been set up to provide community input into the operation of the planned Kings Billabong regulator. Also included is a summary of the advisory group's first meeting.

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What are you doing for Mum on Mother's Day?

What are you doing for Mum on Mother's Day?

Trees for Mum encourages sons and daughters of all ages to remember and honour their mums by planting a tree on Mother’s Day.

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Walpeup to host forum on alternative fodder options

Walpeup to host forum on alternative fodder options

INVESTIGATING alternative fodder options and improving whole farm profit will be the key focus of a forum to be held at Walpeup early next month.

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Local meeting to spearhead attack on noxious Athel Pines

Local meeting to spearhead attack on noxious Athel Pines

NYAH residents are being urged to attend a meeting next month as part of a local effort to tackle the spread of the destructive weed Athel Pine.

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Connecting Wetlands - Wimmera Mallee Pipeline

Connecting Wetlands - Wimmera Mallee Pipeline

Community members are being asked to nominate local wetlands for connection to the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline.

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Kings Billabong Community Update 2

Kings Billabong Community Update 2

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has listened to the concerns of some members of the community and has made a decision to delay the construction of the Kings Billabong Regulator until the operating plan for this structure has been developed.

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Australian Government’s On Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program. - Registration closed

Australian Government’s On Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program. - Registration closed

The Australian Government is seeking regional partners to deliver its On Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program. The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA), in conjunction with Western Murray Irrigation Limited (WMI), is seeking input from the irrigation community regarding potential interest to participate in the program.

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Kings Billabong Community Update 1

Kings Billabong Community Update 1

In order to ensure the community has up to date and accurate information about the Kings Billabong regulator project, a Community Update has been put together.

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Apply Now: Catchment Management Board roles

Apply Now: Catchment Management Board roles

Expressions of interest are now open for board member and chair positions on Victoria’s 10 Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs).

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Infrastructure to benefit environment and irrigators

Infrastructure to benefit environment and irrigators

The Victorian Coalition Government will invest $320,000 to construct a new regulator at Kings Billabong near Mildura to deliver benefits for both the environment and local irrigators.

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Community groups to benefit from Second Generation Landcare Grants

Community groups to benefit from Second Generation Landcare Grants

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has received a $387,000.00 share of the Victorian Government’s $3.38 million Second Generation Landcare grants for this financial year.

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Blackwater in the Murray River

Blackwater in the Murray River

The blackwater event currently being seen in the Murray River is being experienced across the system in the lower basin. The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is co-ordinating the response to this event.

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Blackwater: Questions and Answers

Blackwater: Questions and Answers

The unprecedented December inflows are resulting in blackwater with low dissolved oxygen in many locations across the Murray region, and there is a risk of this moving downstream to South Australia in coming weeks.

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Local students praised for riverfront work

Local students praised for riverfront work

Local school students have been applauded for rejuvenating 3.1km of Mildura’s much-loved riverfront.

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Field day to showcase alternative fodder trial at Walpeup

Field day to showcase alternative fodder trial at Walpeup

Landholders can get a first-hand insight into a fodder trial underway at Walpeup during an upcoming field day at the Mallee Research Station.

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New research for Victorian Mallee farmers

New research for Victorian Mallee farmers

Making credible local data available to Victorian Mallee farmers is the key focus of nine research projects being delivered across the region.

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High river flows benefit Nyah-Vinifera Park

High river flows benefit Nyah-Vinifera Park

Drought-stressed areas of Nyah-Vinifera Park are getting a much-needed drink thanks to the higher flows currently available in the Murray River.

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Construction works progressing at Mulcra Island

Construction works progressing at Mulcra Island

New imagery now available shows the progress of construction at Mulcra Island.

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New structures for Ducksfoot Lagoon

New structures for Ducksfoot Lagoon

Two new structures have been built to help improve the health of a popular local wetland.

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