Entries by NRM Regions Australia

Recovering from the Black Saturday Bushfires

In February 2009, the Black Saturday Bushfires devastated large areas north of Melbourne. Burning a total of 255, 417 hectares of land and claiming 173 lives.  Following the fires, the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GBCMA) and local Landcare groups worked closely to support the recovery of the community and the natural environment. The local […]

Saving the endangered Warru wallaby

Warru, or black-footed rock-wallaby (Petrogale lateralis Macdonell Ranges race), is one of South Australia’s most endangered mammals. Once common across the rocky ranges of central Australia, there has been a dramatic reduction in their distribution and abundance. The Warru recovery team of Indigenous Rangers, local communities, government agencies and scientists are working to change this […]

NFF teams up with NRM Regions to leverage investment in natural resource management

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and NRM Regions Australia have agreed to work together more collaboratively, to maximise the benefits achieved through collective investments in sustainable agriculture activities.  Meeting in Canberra this week,  the NFF and NRM Regions will develop a formal memorandum of understanding to drive better communication, collaboration and efficiency in the way that […]

Improved dairy industry productivity

Fert$mart has produced farm gate profit improvements for Tasmanian dairy farmers by providing accurate soil nutrient maps and advice on changes to fertiliser regimes. This program has been developed over the past five years with 100 per cent of local farmers involved and making changes to their fertiliser applications. Industry wide adoption would see a […]