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Showcasing Victoria’s Integrated Catchment Management Framework

Executive Leadership for Women in Water program

The program is for women aspiring to executive-level careers who are ready to take the next step and offers a unique balance between self-development and learning from others.

You can read more about the program on the DELWP website: Insight: Executive Leadership for Women in Water

2020 Insight participants pose at their first meeting

2020 Insight Participants

Communiqué

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.

Read our latest Communiqué

Victorian Catchment Management
Authorities Performance 2019-20

CMAs get it done

The CMA Actions and Achievements Report was recently published. Some of the statistics therein make interesting reading. In summary the following activities were undertaken:

  • 969,652ha of pest plant & animal control THAT’S AN AREA 5 TIMES THE SIZE OF PORT PHILLIP BAY
  • 3,508ha of vegetation planted AN AREA OVER 92 TIMES THE SIZE OF MELBOURNE’S ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
  • 67,281 event participants THAT’S 1,294 PEOPLE PARTICIPATING IN CMA LED AND SUPPORTED EVENTS EVERY WEEK
  • 568km of fencing THAT’S ABOUT THE DISTANCE OF A ROAD TRIP FROM GEELONG TO MALLACOOTA
  • 1,464 partnerships established or maintained THAT’S AN AVERAGE OF 146 COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENTS AT EACH CMA
  • 27,084ha of improved agricultural practices THAT’S AN AREA 44 TIMES THE SIZE OF MELBOURNE’S CITY CENTRE
  • 2,901 publications INCLUDING SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT REACHING THE CMAs’ 50,000 FOLLOWERS

These activities contribute to broader outcomes of improved rivers, more sustainable agriculture, protection of threatened species and more engaged communities in natural resource management.

Read the full report Victorian CMA Actions and Achievements Report 2019/20

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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