All posts tagged "Water"

  • Goulburn to Murray trade rule review

    Consultation closes on 30 April 2021.

  • Catastrophic Greens Lake Fish Kill Imminent

    Image: Elizabeth Merritt from the Save Greens Lake Recreation Reserve Facebook page VRFish is calling on Acting Water Minister, Richard Wynne, to immediately deliver water to Greens Lake to prevent an impending and devastating fish kill from occurring.  Greens...

  • Saving the Lower Goulburn Before it’s Flushed Away

    Late last year, we began advocating to save the Goulburn River from being treated like a water pipe to service water irrigators hundreds of kilometres away in the lower Murray. It’s never been more important for recreational fishers to...

  • Goulburn to Murray Trade Rule Review

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) needs our input to proposed changes to the Goulburn to Murray trade rule. Inter-valley trade, where enormous amounts of water are moved from the Goulburn river to the Murray River,...

  • It’s a River, Not a Water Pipe

    Another summer and another case of a high-flowing lower Goulburn River to meet water demands further downstream. In recent years the river has been used Victoria’s largest water pipe and its not good for river health and its bad...

  • Goulburn River Inter-valley Water Transfers

    VRFish welcomes the announcement by Minister for Water Lisa Neville  this week that the Victorian Government will be taking steps to cap the amount of water allowed to be sent down the mighty Goulburn River over summer as part...

  • Victoria’s North and Murray water resource plan areas

    Draft Victoria’s North and Murray Water Resource Plan

    The Victorian Government has released the draft Victoria’s North and Murray Water Resource Plan for public comment. This Water Resource Plan is a key component of documenting Victoria’s water resource management arrangements to meet the requirements of the Murray-Darling...

  • Dying Darling River Disgrace

    VRFish, the peak body representing Victoria’s 838,000 recreational fishers, is appalled to witness the current plight of the Darling River in NSW where tens of thousands of native fish, including iconic Murray Cod, are perishing. Recreational fishers have been...

  • Fish going with the environmental flow

    A key to native fish recovery is to use water for the environment to trigger fish to move so they will then feed and breed – the benefit being more fish for the environment and more fish for fishing!...

  • How does water for the environment benefit native angling fish?

    Written by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder Fish need flows, and as we have ‘turned off the tap’ to many of our major rivers and wetlands, water for the environment is needed if fish are going to survive and...

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