GV Water group acts
A Goulburn Valley water group has run out of patience with the Murray-Darling Basin governments and has developed its own tests that can be applied to water recovery projects which will protect agriculture.
The recent leadership changes at Goulburn-Murray Water have raised some deeper issues about governance at the water authority and whether a complete restructure would make the organisation more governable.
The Victorian Government is giving landholders clarity about the management of drainage systems, cutting red tape and helping to reduce financial loss from water-logged paddocks and other drainage issues.
Goulburn-Murray Water’s former managing director Pat Lennon claimed more than $20000 in payments and reimbursements he was not entitled to, a report by the Victorian Ombudsman has found.
Big agriculture groups are benefiting more from the $13billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan than community-based groups, new research suggests.
Pat Lennon has defended his allowances and expense claims during his time as Goulburn-Murray Water managing director, following an adverse report from the Victorian Ombudsman.
A reported case of water theft near Numurkah is being investigated by Goulburn-Murray Water.
Trees removed during stage one of the new Echuca-Moama bridge project are being recycled as much-needed habitat for native fish.
The Nationals have once again lashed out at a planned watering of Gunbower Forest, with Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan saying the 82Gl planned for a flow in November should be going to dairy farmers.
A series of co-ordinated flows in north-central Victorian waterways in October will provide clear benefits to irrigators, rivers, native fish and nearby communities, says the North Central Catchment Management Authority.
New research shows Victorian irrigators are being hardest hit by the loss of water under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, the UDV says.
Water authorities have been contacted regarding the damage to banks and habitat along the Goulburn River from high summer flows.
Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2018-19 season.
Agriculture Victoria hosted a seasonal update workshop at Wyuna on Thursday, as part of a four-location tour around northern Victoria.
A man surrendered just before 7pm, ending the siege situation.
A man has died following an industrial incident at Provincial Cr premises according to Victoria Police. Emergency services responded to a call at 12:40pm today following reports a man had become trapped in machinery. CFA, paramedics and police...
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Detectives from the Missing Persons Squad are appealing for public information as part of their investigation into the disappearance of Shepparton man Umit Bolat. The 45-year-old was last seen alive about 5.30pm on Sunday, 12 August in the vicinity...