News - Community Events

Wadawurrung celebration of Water and Culture at Dog Rocks, Batesford

3 May 2019

To combat dry conditions and improve river health and habitat for native fish platypus and other species, Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation (Wadawurrung) and Corangamite Catchment Management Authority...

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Local rural women connect at inaugural forum

18 March 2019

Over 100 local women were inspired to learn, share and connect with each other at the inaugural Corangamite Rural Women’s Forum on Friday 15 March at the heritage listed Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea. The...

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Women on Farms workshops for rural women

16 January 2019

If you look around at agricultural field days, you’ll be most likely met by a sea of men and very few women. This is despite the fact that 50 per cent of the population is female and women often...

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The “Living Moorabool”

27 November 2018

Workshop notes - Expanding the thinking of a possible future “Living Moorabool”. Artwork by Corrina Eccles. A group of passionate Moorabool River stakeholders gathered in Meredith last week to...

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How can we help you?

21 November 2018

I recently had the pleasure of joining one of our fantastic staff, Jess Lill, on a farm visit that highlighted just how the CCMA works with farmers in our region to help them to look after their land...

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Corangamite Rural Women’s Network

5 November 2018

The Corangamite Rural Women’s Network is an informal group of local women from the Corangamite region who volunteer to be involved in the planning and delivery of activities to enhance community...

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Water fun and learning in the swamp!

30 October 2018

National Water Week (21-27 Oct 2018) was celebrated in the field by our Lady Star of the Sea, St Francis Xavier Primary School students and the Corangamite CMA At Connewarre Wetland Centre,...

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Women in regenerative farming

22 October 2018

Discussing the visual soil assessment technique with Nerissa Lovric from Agriculture Victoria World Rural Women's Day was established by the United Nations to recognise the critical role and contribution...

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Welcome upgrades to Barwon River infrastructure

16 October 2018

Six river sites and platforms along the Geelong section of the Barwon River are getting a much needed upgrade and improved facility. A partnership with the Department of Environment Water Land...

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A week of learning

26 September 2018

Hi there! My name is Dale, I’m studying a Diploma of Conservation and Land Management at the Gordon TAFE. This past week I’ve been undertaking work placement with Deirdre Murphy at the Corangamite...

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