5 May 2021
After stakeholder consultation and feedback, the Victorian Mallee Irrigation Regional Land and Water Management plan has been finalised and released. The plan aims to help local growers continue to implement best-practice irrigation techniques, and continues the positive work of the previous plans, including salinity management plans.
3 May 2021
The Mallee Irrigation Incentive Program is a specific program for irrigators in the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) region. The program aims to encourage better water use efficiency on-farm through improved irrigation management, enhancing farm production while minimising or reducing impacts on the environment.
29 April 2021
A significant watering event is planned to commence in May and run through to June, in the Ramsar listed Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, providing a great outcome for the environment and the community.
Planned environmental watering should allow water to be pumped into 11 of the 18 lakes in the system, with 9 of these lakes designated Ramsar wetlands.
26 April 2021
Planning is underway to deliver water to Mallee wetlands and floodplains across 61 sites, as set out in the Mallee Catchment Authority’s (CMA) Seasonal Watering Plan for 2021-22.
This is supported by the Victorian Government’s $224 million investment in waterways and catchments over the next four years.
10 March 2021
Mallee Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) Working for Victoria crews are kicking goals in the region said Acting General Manager Operations and Community, Nicole Wishart. The employment program is helping Victorian jobseekers find work and employers find workers. The program focuses on people who have lost their jobs and organisations who need workers due to the impacts of COVID-19.