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.

Meet the team

Read our Q&A with Craig Watson, the Cultural Heritage Engagement Coordinator for the north-west and central areas at Mallee Catchment Management Authority.

Mallee CMA starts ecological monitoring program at seven VMFRP sites

Mallee CMA will soon be starting an ecological monitoring program to support the Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project (VMFRP).

Enter our colouring collaboration and you could win a $50 hamper from the Mildura Chocolate Company!

Keep the kids busy these school holidays with our colouring sheets and enter our competition for a chance to win a yummy $50 Mildura Chocolate Company hamper and colouring pencils.

DELWP releases scoping requirements for the EES process

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has released the final scoping requirements setting out the matters to be investigated under the environmental assessment process for the nine VMFRP sites.

Gunbower floodplain community group off to a flying start

The first of two local VMFRP community advisory groups has hit the ground running. The Gunbower National Park VMFRP Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) includes community members and forest users from across the local area.

Have your say on the EES process

Have your say on the draft Scoping Requirements for the Lindsay and Wallpolla Islands EES and the Hattah Lakes North and Belsar-Yungera EES. Both are open for public comment from 23 April until midnight on 14 May 2021.

Submissions open 23 April on the EES scoping requirements

The draft scoping requirements for four of the proposed Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project (VMFRP) sites will be released this Friday 23 April on the Engage Victoria website.