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Vasse Taskforce get hands-on with Catchment Tour

The Vasse Taskforce took an in-depth look at Geographe waterways and the local drainage network in Busselton recently on a bus tour hosted by local NRM group GeoCatch. The Vasse Taskforce was established in 2014 to provide leadership and support to improve water quality of Geographe waterways. Taskforce Chair Jackie Jarvis MLC said the bus...
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New guidelines to assist farmers and reduce environmental impacts

Best practice guidelines to assist South-West grazing farmers with on-farm management of nutrients New guidelines will help farmers maximise stock productivity, while reducing nutrient runoff and environmental impacts on our local waterways Guidelines part of the McGowan Government’s $25 million Healthy Estuaries WA and Revitalising Geographe Waterways programs Water Minister Dave Kelly has today announced...
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Sediment removal program to commence in the Lower Vasse River

McGowan Government contributes $350,000 towards sediment removal in the Lower Vasse River in Busselton Important work funded through the $25 million Healthy Estuaries WA program Sediment removal works are a high priority to improve water quality in the river and reduce algal blooms Sediment removal is a key management action under the Lower Vasse River...
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New Chair of Vasse Taskforce appointed

South West Region MLC Hon Jackie Jarvis, appointed as new Chair of the Vasse Taskforce Vasse Taskforce to continue McGowan Government’s ongoing commitment to the waterways of the Geographe Bay catchment. New Taskforce Chair replaces former Chair, Hon Dr Sally Talbot MLC Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the appointment of Hon Jackie Jarvis MLC...
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uPtake wins AWA Award

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s (DWER) uPtake program has been recognised for its contribution to Research and Development Excellence at the Australian Water Association Awards held recently. uPtake was acknowledged for its innovative science to improve water quality in South West WA waterways and estuaries. The program is a partnership between DWER, the...
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$900,000 funding boost for projects to protect Geographe waterways

$900,000 across four projects to fast-track water quality improvements in Geographe waterways Four new projects funded through Healthy Estuaries WA program Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the McGowan Government would be providing $900,000 in funding for four new projects that will fast track water quality improvements in key waterways across the Geographe catchment. The...
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Upgrades to dairy effluent systems good news for Geographe waterways

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 Healthy Estuaries WA program partners with local dairy farmers to help protect Geographe Catchment Upgrades to dairy farm effluent systems to reduce nutrients entering Geographe waterways Dairy industry releases new Code of Practice for on-farm effluent management New code provides technical advice to help farmers improve effluent management Recent fit-for-purpose upgrades...
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