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Help shape the North Central CMA's Reconciliation Action Plan (Kerang)


A smoking ceremony
Wednesday 27th January at 9:30am - Wednesday 27th January at 1:30pm

For the last two years, we’ve been working alongside Traditional Owners to build partnerships, to care for our region’s catchments together.

Our Reconciliation Action Plan is up for review and renewal.

We’d love you - the voices of the Aboriginal community - to join us for a face to face forum to tell us the most important reconciliation actions we can make.

If you can’t join us, would you be able to spend five minutes filling out this survey to give us your ideas? https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T28RVN8

Here's the link to our current Reconciliation Action Plan.


Contact: RSVP: info@nccma.vic.gov.au or Phone / Text Robyn 0448 578 086
Location: Kerang Valley Resort, 76 Murray Valley Highway
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Irrigation Webinar 2: Where is the water market heading in the long-term?


Thursday 28th January at 1:00pm - Thursday 28th January at 2:00pm

This webinar will provide estimates of future southern Murray-Darling Basin water allocation prices based on expert insights and detailed modelling of the key drivers of the water market. Information will be presented to assist irrigators to better prepare their farm businesses for the future.
TOPICS
Key drivers of the water market and future scenarios will be discussed, including:
• Climate change and its impact on irrigation water availability
• Changing land and water use in the connected Basin, including horticultural expansion
• The Commonwealth water buyback
• Inter-Valley Trade Limits


Cost: No cost.
Contact: For more information on this and other webinars, contact Rob O’Connor on 0408 515 652.
Location: Webinar. Register online at bit.ly/AgVicWMW2
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Help shape the North Central CMA's Reconciliation Action Plan (Bendigo)


A smoking ceremony
Tuesday 9th February at 9:30am - Tuesday 9th February at 1:30pm

For the last two years, we’ve been working alongside Traditional Owners to build partnerships to care for our region’s catchments together.

The steps forward have been outlined in our Reconciliation Action Plan, which is up for review and renewal.

We’d love you - the voices of the Aboriginal community - to join us for a face to face forum to tell us the most important reconciliation actions we can make.

If you can’t join us, would you be able to spend five minutes filling out this survey to give us your ideas? https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/T28RVN8

Here's a link to our current Reconciliation Action Plan.


Cost: Free - some transport costs may be covered
Contact: RSVP: info@nccma.vic.gov.au or Phone / Text Robyn 0448 578 086
Location: Bendigo Tennis Centre, 21 Nolan Street, Bendigo
PDF icon reconciliation_action_plan_renewal_workshop_invitation_and_input.pdf

Perennial Pastures Workshop


Sunday 21st February at 1:00pm - Sunday 21st February at 5:00pm

This workshop aims to provide information on suitable species for perennial pastures for our region, methods and approaches to move from annual cover cropping to establishment of that may be established for resilient and nutritious grazing.

Hosted by Central Victorian Regenerative Farmers, there will be three presentations:

Neil James - pasture specialist
Neil is a local farmer with 33 years at Agriculture Victoria including 25 years in pasture agronomy & livestock extension. Last 10 years working on persistence in perennial pastures and grazing management on farms in our region.

Jade Killoran - agronomist
Jade is the consulting agronomist working with CVRF farmers advising on our farm initiatives, projects and trials. Jade’s particular expertise is around establishing and managing cover crops to improve farm soil health and as a basis for establishing resilient pasture systems.

Iestyn Hosking/Mirinda Thorpe – native plants specialists
Iestyn & Mirinda operate a business collecting native seeds across Victoria supplying the commercial seed sector. They're based near Horsham and also undertake major environmental restoration projects using natives across Victoria and New South Wales on behalf of industry, government, shires and private landowners.

This event is supported by the North Central Catchment Management Authority, with funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.


Cost: Central Victorian Regenerative Farmers Member: no charge Non-members $45 (If numbers are restricted due to covid19, priority will be given to CVRF members)
Contact: For details & RSVP contact: Ross Davey 0417548608 ross@glengreenock.com.au
Location: Available on registration
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Irrigation Webinar 3: Understanding and managing water price variability on farm


Thursday 25th February at 1:00pm - Thursday 25th February at 2:00pm

This webinar will discuss ways of better managing water price variability and reducing farm business shocks in years with high water prices. Information provided will assist irrigators to better prepare for the future.
TOPICS
• Short-term and long-term drivers of the water market and their impact on water allocation price
• The impact of water market drivers on water prices in wet, average and dry seasons
• Pros, cons, economics and tips for using different water products
• Costing water ownership versus purchasing allocation
• Smart water allocation purchasing strategies


Cost: No cost.
Contact: For more information on this and other webinars, contact Rob O’Connor on 0408 515 652.
Location: Webinar. Register online at bit.ly/AgVicWMW3
PDF icon flyer_-_webinar_3_-_understanding_and_managing_water_price_variability_on_farm_-_final_.pdf

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