News - Coasts and Marine

Government agencies open Curdies estuary

8 May 2020

The Curdies River estuary was opened on Tuesday 5 May due to recent rainfall and increasing water levels. Parks Victoria used earth moving equipment to remove a large natural sand berm that had been...

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Thompson Creek estuary community information day

29 August 2019

Over 50 members of the Breamlea community attended an open forum on Wednesday, 24 July to learn about natural estuary processes, citizen science and the collaborative role of agencies in estuary management. Darren...

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Estuary research on the Otway coast

26 July 2019

Scientists from the University of Melbourne and the Australian Rivers Institute are conducting research on artificial estuary openings in the Corangamite region. The estuaries found along the coastline...

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Getting the balance right in estuary management

6 February 2019

Hayley, Estuaries and Environmental Water Project Officer Hi, I’m Hayley, Estuaries and Environmental Water Project Officer at Corangamite CMA. My background is in Ecology and Conservation Biology,...

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Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles- 2018

31 May 2018

Male and Female junior category winners at the presentation ceremony This the Corangamite CMA once again sponsored the male and female junior categories at the Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles...

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Coast to Coast 2018

24 April 2018

View of the Derwent River Estuary from MONAArt installation on the Derwent River Estuary.Meeting staff from the Nyrstar zinc works on the Derwent River Estuary.EstuaryWatch Victoria Coordinator Rose Herben...

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Fish find a way….. back home.

10 January 2018

Thousands of migrating fish are making their way through the Barwon River's lower tidal barrage fishway.  As part of the statewide VEFMAP program looking at the responses of aquatic systems in response...

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Curdies and Gellibrand Estuary Management Plans

11 December 2017

The Corangamite CMA has prepared Estuary Management Plans (EMPs) for two iconic estuaries in the region’s southwest - the Curdies and Gellibrand. Through a collaborative process and with the...

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Surfing chicks!

27 November 2017

Recently, Meg Cullen from BirdLife Australia’s Beach Nesting Bird team held an informative workshop all about Hooded Plovers for an enthusiastic group of 13th Beach Boardriders Club members. They...

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We want YOUR feedback!

1 November 2017

Are you interested in flooding? Have YOUR say on the Draft Regional Flood Strategy!The Corangamite Catchment Regional Management Strategy is now out for public consultation. The draft Strategy...

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