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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
 
Jul 19, 2018

Community Wetland Bird Monitoring for Wimmera Mallee Pipeline Wetlands

Wimmera CMA are working on increasing our knowledge on birds using wetlands as habitats.
We are seeking community members who are interested in participating in wetland bird monitoring to help with this project.

Jul 18, 2018

Position Available: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Wimmera CMA is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer to join its vibrant and modern workplace.
Applications close:
10am Monday 13 August 2018

Jul 17, 2018

National Tree Day 2018

Schools Tree Day Friday 27 July National Tree Day Sunday 29 July

Jul 16, 2018

Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants available

Grants of up to $5,000 each are now available
Applications close Friday 20th July

Jul 12, 2018

Dunmunkle Creek Flood Investigation

Dunmunkle Creek Flood Study has been completed
See the full report here

Jul 03, 2018

Launch of world-first Wimmera cultural heritage game

Horsham is the launching pad for a world-first simulation game that immerses people into the Wimmera’s cultural heritage.

Jul 03, 2018

Upgrades pave the way for more recreation at Big Water

A majestic stretch of the Wimmera River near Horsham will soon be more accessible all year round.

Jun 27, 2018

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.

Jun 12, 2018

Researchers revisit carp hot spots

The success of Wimmera CMA’s carp removal program is being tracked to assist future carp control

May 29, 2018

Project Platypus 2018 Plantouts

Plantouts will be run over 3 weekends this year.
Register now to join in the fun!

May 23, 2018

Successful weather for drone project trial to improve flood planning

Perfect conditions for testing drone technology’s potential in innovative drone project trial
See the videos of the drone trial!

May 21, 2018

Opera house nets banned in Victoria from July 2019!

From 1 July 2019 opera house nets will be banned in ALL Victorian waters

May 11, 2018

Ground-breaking drone trial in Horsham

Wimmera CMA is testing drone technology’s potential to improve emergency response planning for floods.

May 08, 2018

Environmental Flows Update - Autumn 2018

Interesting finds from flows including rare crayfish. Plus planned flows for rivers and wetlands.

Apr 23, 2018

Community reports platypus sightings in Dimboola

The Good: Dimboola residents and visitors – keep your eyes peeled for platypuses!
The Bad: opera house net found in River

Apr 13, 2018

Platypus surveys find adult male

Platypus surveys in MacKenzie River discover new male.

Apr 04, 2018

New Pest found in Wimmera River

Recent fish sampling produced an unwelcome result

Apr 03, 2018

CMA callout for wetland bird watchers

Bird watching & photography session, Watchem Lake on April 11 at 5pm. All welcome.

Apr 02, 2018

EOI: Protecting Rivers and Creeks Funding

Expressions of Interest for Waterway Fencing and Revegetation Grants are NOW OPEN

Mar 29, 2018

Can you SPOT the Platypus this Easter holidays?

Keep an eye out if you're out and about for the elusive platypus in their local waterways and get involved in the new community driven Platypus Spot website

Mar 21, 2018

Wimmera River injects $4.75 million into local economy

A study into the value of water for the environment reveal the Wimmera River contributed $4.75 million to the economy in 2017 with fishing competitions providing major boosts.

Mar 20, 2018

Fun with Chris Humfrey at the Horsham Fishing Competition 2018

Lots of fun with Chris Humfrey at the Horsham Fishing Comp this year!

Mar 01, 2018

River Yarns

The Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk people have handed down their stories through their generations