Meet the team – Tim Nitschke

Tim is responsible for making sure that water gets delivered efficiently to all his customers. When he’s not working with water, he can be found relaxing on the water – Tim is a keen fisher and can often be seen around the Kerang Lakes on a weekend.

Floodplain heroes – Meet Braeden Lampard from OzFish

Read our floodplain heroes series about local residents doing amazing things to restore and maintain floodplain health along the Murray River. Meet Braeden Lampard, OzFish Program Manager for the Murray–Darling Basin.

Field in Focus presentation series now online

Our Field in Focus series is designed to give the community some early insights into the work and observations of some of our specialists. Watch the first of our technical presentations.

Monitoring Black Box at Hattah Lakes

Ever wondered how to tell if Black Box trees are doing well? Join David Wood, ecologist and program manager for The Living Murray at Mallee CMA, as he walks through the Black Box trees at Hattah Lakes.

Victorian Murray Floodplains webinar now online!

If you missed out on our recent webinar, you can watch it online at Find out how the VMFRP will enable Victoria to meet its commitments to the Murray–Darling Basin Plan objectives while balancing the needs of all Victorian water users.

Floodplain rescue mission sparks local interest

SWAN Hill and Nyah residents have shown keen interest in Victoria’s plan to save priority Murray River floodplains, with more than 100 people taking time to learn about projects planned for the Nyah and Vinifera Park.

VMFRP colouring collaboration winners announced!

The prize winners for our colouring collaboration have now been announced. We loved seeing all the creative ways that you coloured our amazing floodplains!

Read all about it in the Floodplain Babbler!

The second edition of the Floodplain Babbler is now online. Named after the noisy and gregarious Babbler bird, this quarterly newsletter will keep you updated on our planned work to restore nine much-loved Murray River floodplains.

EES/ER technical studies under way across all VMFRP sites

Our technical specialists are currently busy assessing the benefits and potential impacts associated with construction and operation of the planned VMFRP works. These technical studies give us critical information to ensure we maximise all benefits and appropriately manage any risks.

Meet the regent parrot

The distinctive yellow and green regent parrot can be found across the Murray River floodplains in north-western Victoria. We spoke to Alex Holmes, terrestrial zoologist and fauna lead for VMFRP, to find out more about this popular bird.