THE GLENELG HOPKINS CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY PROTECTS AND ENHANCES THE LAND, WATER AND BIODIVERSITY ACROSS 26,910 SQ KM OF VICTORIA’S SOUTH-WEST.

What’s Happening

Newsletter out now

Our latest Glenelg Hopkins CMA newsletter is out now. You can find out just how many plants have been put in by community planting days with school children (hint: It’s over 12,000!), how you can become part of our team, what sort of pine trees are being targetted around the catchment for removal, and –…

Bandicam is LIVE

The world’s first livestream of Eastern Barred Bandicoots is now live online, streaming from Gunditjmara Country in Hamilton where the recovery of the species began more than 30 years ago. www.bandicam.com.au 20221003-Bandicam-launchDownload

Positions vacant

The Glenelg Hopkins CMA currently has positions vacant and are looking for the right people to fill the following roles: 2 x business traineeshipsWaterways Officer (4 month role)Works Crew MemberAdvisory group members For more information, visit our jobs page HERE

In focus

Platycam

Platycam is a livestream of the Grange Burn in Hamilton in south-west Victoria where a platypus are known to live.

It is installed high above the waterway to watch the platypus in their natural environment and broadcasts 24hrs a day.

Livestream begins May 2022

Watch the livestream from Platycam

Rivers of Warrnambool Flagship project

This $1.02m Flagship Water project will be delivered over four years and funded by the Victorian State Government through the Waterway Health Funding program.

The project will benefit social and recreational users of the rivers and supports landholders and the community by providing technical and financial support to rural and semi-rural landholders to improve the condition of riparian zones and water quality through revegetation, fencing and weed control.

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Water for the Environment

In the Glenelg Hopkins region, water for the environment is set aside in Rocklands Reservoir and is periodically released into the Glenelg River to support the plants and animals that live, feed and breed there.

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