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Victoria’s integrated catchment management framework is working to protect and enhance our rivers and landscapes while supporting productivity from our land and water resources.

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Victorian Catchment Management
Authorities Performance 2020-21

CMAs get it done

  • 912,113ha of pest plant & animal control – that’s an area five times the size of Port Phillip Bay
  • 5,494ha of vegetation planted – that’s an area 141 times the size of the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • 56,959 event participants
  • 746km of fencing – that’s about the distance of a road trip from Hamilton to Cann River
  • 867 partnerships established or maintained – that’s an average of 87 collaborative arrangements at each CMA
  • 8,892ha of improved agricultural practices – that’s 14.3 times the size of the Melbourne Metropolitan area
  • 65,561 Facebook followers – that’s about the population of the City of Greater Shepparton
  • 2,015 publications – that’s an average of 202 for each CMA

Read the full report Victorian CMA Actions and Achievements Report 2020/21

Select a CMA from the map to see the highlights

Mallee Wimmera Glenelg Corangamite Port Phillip West Gippsland East Gippsland North East Goulburn Broken North Central

Regional Actions & Achievements

​There are 10 Catchment Management Authorities in Victoria. Case studies from each region highlight the broad range of actions that were undertaken in partnership with the community, and demonstrate the tangible on-ground impacts of CMA projects, programs and strategies.

Explore the Statewide Highlights

Healthy, sustainable and productive land, water and biodiversity is maintained through integrated catchment management that is strongly community based, regionally focused and collaborative. Every CMA works hard in their region to develop partnerships that produce results for our waterways, landscape, species and environment. Here is a snapshot showcasing the dedication CMAs have to Victoria’s future.

Corangamite CMA: Water Outcomes for Wadawurrung Country

Goulburn Broken CMA: Year of the Paddock Tree Forum

Glenelg Hopkins CMA: Mount Emu Creek Restoration

North Central CMA: Barapa Wamba Water for Country River Tour 2019

Challenges ​ & Opportunities

Our Wonderful Wetlands and How We can Protect Them
Michelle Casanova: Ecologist and Farmer

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