Corangamite CMA is committed to healthy catchments and waterways. Established in 1997 to ensure the protection and sustainable development of land, vegetation and water resources within a boundary stretching from Geelong to Ballarat and along the coast to Peterborough.

Home

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

LATEST NEWS

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE OUTBREAK BARWON RIVER CLOSURE - BAUM'S WEIR TO BREAKWATER ROAD. JAN 21, 2016

Corangamite Catchment Management Authority has closed the Barwon River from Baum's Weir to Breakwater Road due to a blue-green algae outbreak.

People should avoid contact with the water and should not eat shellfish or fish
caught in contaminated water.

Please also restrain pets from making contact with the water along this section of river.

If skin contact should accidentally occur, wash immediately in fresh water.

Contact with blue-green algae can cause skin rashes, eye and ear infections, vomiting and diarrhoea, mouth ulcers, sore throat and asthma symptoms.

Anyone experiencing a reaction should seek medical help.

Warning signs have been erected along the affected stretches of river.

For further information call the Corangamite CMA 5232 9100

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

HELP SHAPE DROUGHT SUPPORT


The Victorian Government is inviting public feedback on how best to support drought affected communities.
As part of the $27 million drought package announced in November, an online-forum is providing an opportunity to comment on what other support can be provided to make a difference for those affected by drought.
Have your say on how best to allocate the $10 million Drought Response Fund to support drought affected farmers, their families and community.


Go to: www.oursay.org/victoriandrought

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

WATERWAY PROTECTION PROJECT FUNDING 2015-2016

Corangamite CMA invites expressions of interest from land managers, Landcare networks, community groups and public land managers for waterway improvement projects on the region’s priority waterways. These projects will be funded through the Victorian Government. More details

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

DETAILS FOR BARWON RIVER RE-ZONINGS FOR THE 2015-2016 SEASON NOW AVAILABLE HERE

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

See what's been happening
in our catchment, click on
our latest newsletter!

 

     
     
   

 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

RCS SUMMARY 

We have released a summary of the Corangamite Regional Catchment Strategy - a blueprint for the region's natural resource management during the next six years.

To see the full document, go to the Corangamite CMA website Strategies Page

 

 

Public Notices

Click here for more

Corangamite Waterway Strategy

A new eight-year plan for healthy rivers, estuaries and wetlands.

Click here for more

Community Funding

See what funding opportunities we have available

Click here for more

Get Involved

Become a volunteer with a Corangamite CMA community group
Landcare
EstuaryWatch
Waterwatch
Coastcare

Click here for more

Knowledge Base

The Corangamite CMA Knowledge Base is an extensive collection of publications and technical reports on all aspects of the catchment.

Click here for more

Connect with us

         

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Flood Information



Click here for flood and weather information in the region.

Click here for more