G-MW chief dumped
The Goulburn-Murray Water board has dumped its managing director, Pat Lennon, just two years into his five-year contract, in the latest of sudden governance changes at the regional water authority.
A water leadership group is working on developing a list of tests that should be applied to water recovery steps to avoid negative impacts on northern Victorian communities.
Water leaders in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District met this week to determine what socio-economic neutrality means for the region under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Diverting environmental water to drought-stricken farms could result in a dangerous precedent for water rights, some irrigators and environmentalists have warned.
For Brodie McMahon, Goulburn-Murray Water’s Connections project is bringing countless opportunities.
Farmers in central Victoria connecting to rural pipelines and wanting to better understand water requirements and basic hydraulic principles can register to attend the Agriculture Victoria water planning workshops.
The Goulburn River has received a batch of 2000 monster rainbow trout weighing up to 4kg each — seven tonnes in combined weight — as part of the biggest 24-hour stocking event in Victoria’s history.
Recreational fishers with opera-house nets can swap them for wildlife-friendly open-top lift nets for free at any one of 45 tackle stores throughout Victoria.
Alana Johnson from Benalla is among the new appointees to the Victorian Catchment Management Council.
Increased financial support is available for landholders along Hughes Creek and Seven Creeks to help control stream-side stock grazing.
Businesswoman Diane James has been given some clear instructions on her new role as chair of Goulburn-Murray Water: continue the implementation of the recommendations of the Strategic Advisory Panel.
A return to good management is needed to ensure the Murray-Darling Basin Plan stays on track, as community angst and a consensus the plan has been mismanaged and secretive continues to grow.
Environmental water holders have answered farmers’ pleas, with a total of 35Gl of environmental water to be traded following weeks of campaigning from farmers and politicians for water to help see them through the drought.
A substantial piece of Yarrawonga infrastructure has received recognition, with the Yarrawonga Weir awarded the 2018 Senator JS Collings Trophy.
POLICE are investigating the death of a man killed in a motorbike accident at a Bunnaloo property on Sunday.
Police are investigating after a man was found deceased on a property in the state’s south overnight. About 7pm yesterday, a 39-year-old man was located deceased under a motorbike on a private property on Nolan Road, Bunnaloo. Despite...
NOTHING could be more unexpected than meeting Makaila Ogden. In January, 2016, she was attending the funeral of the man of her dreams. Just five days after the service she found out she was pregnant with his child. Her brittle fragility, her...
A driver has been caught allegedly drink driving twice in Shepparton last night. Goulburn Valley Highway Patrol police detected a Toyota Camry sedan travelling along Northumberland Crescent about 10.20pm. The vehicle was intercepted and the driver...