Researchers have discovered increases in fish populations in the Goulburn River.January 11, 2013 4:04am
The lower Goulburn River now has more Murray cod and golden perch fish than 20 years ago.
A recently released report also found a decline in the numbers of introduced redfin perch compared to 20 years ago.
The report, Status of Fish Populations in the Lower Goulburn River (2003-2012), was prepared by the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environment Research for the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and documents the findings of a nine-year study of fish populations in the Goulburn River from the Goulburn Weir near Nagambie to the Murray.
Some of the key findings of the study included:
Football nut and AFL Goulburn Murray league operations manager Simon Devine is looking forward to the challenge of carrying on the proud tradition of the Goulburn Valley Football League.
Police investigating a break and enter at a Mulwala club more than 10 years ago are renewing their appeal for public assistance by releasing an image of a person they believe has information to assist them.
Tatura’s Victory Hall is set for a big year as preparations get under way to celebrate the hall’s 90th birthday in September.
Former district resident and award-winning television producer Joanna Werner will no doubt be shopping for a glitzy gown ahead of the Emmy Awards in New York on February 20.
Rochester Secondary College school captains Dom Atley and Tim Poole have been accepted to study biomedical science in the first step towards becoming doctors.
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Finley Henry Matheson was bestowed one of the highest Australia Day honours.
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Recent weather conditions have come as a mixed blessing for farmers, with high rainfall and humidity providing a respite for irrigators as well as difficult growing and picking conditions for fruit growers.
Darren McLoughlin only started playing croquet seven years ago.
From orchards to harvest to shelves, a new exhibition will celebrate the Goulburn Valley’s iconic fruit industry. The Photos of the Fruit Industry exhibition will run as part of the SheppARTon Festival in March and aims to share memories and history of an industry that has shaped the region.
Former Benalla footballer Tom Rockliff has been named captain of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.
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