Progress shown in new report

A new report showing the overall progress of Catchment Management Authorities (CMA) has recently been released.

Victoria’s ten CMAs are responsible for facilitating and coordinating the management of catchments in an integrated and sustainable manner, across land, biodiversity and water resources.

Highlights 2015/16 year for the 10 CMAs as shown in the CMA Action and Achievement Brochure (10MB) include

  • 66,093 event participants, that is 330 people participating in local events every day of the year
  • more than 950,000 hectares of pest animal and weed control, that is an area over five times the size of Port Phillip Bay
  • 838 kilometres of fencing that is about the distance of a road trip from Bairnsdale to Mildura
  • more than 5,000 ha of irrigation infrastructure that is an area eight times the size of Melbourne CBD with more efficient irrigation systems

More information is available in the CMA Action and Achievement Brochure – information from the West Gippsland CMA region begins on page 60 of the report.