East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority
River running Water dragon Waterfall Water flowing River bend Boat in river mouth Waterfall Sunset Terns River bank Sunset Terns in flight River paddling


Welcome to the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority web site

Here you will find information about the roles and responsibilities of the Authority in the management of land, biodiversity and water resources in the region.

You will also find information about the features of our major rivers, the key threats to these rivers, and the progress being made towards improving and keeping them in good health.

We acknowledge the traditional owners of country throughout East Gippsland and pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.

The East Gippsland CMA supports environmental sustainability in the use of resources. Further information: Sustainability Victoria (external link)


East Gippsland Floodplain Management Strategy

The Authority has released the draft East Gippsland Floodplain Management Strategy. Community members are able to read the draft and encouraged to provide their input. Feedback on the draft Strategy will be accepted until Thursday, 15th June. More

Protecting Victoria's Environment - Biodiversity 2037

Protecting Victoria's Environment - Biodiversity 2037, the Victorian Government's long-term plan to stop the decline of our native plants and animals and improve our natural environment has been released. More

Wallaby Creek Walking Track

The volunteers of the Tambo Bluff Landcare Coastcare Group have spent two years rehabilitating an old sewer line into a natural beauty for all to share.


Loop Walk A Community Asset

Bruthen Landcare Group’s years of hard work and dedication is paying off with the River Loop Walk project a key community asset to the township of Bruthen. The River Loop Walk starts at the Bruthen Visitor Information Centre, runs along the edge of the Tambo River and joins up with the East Gippsland Rail Trail. More

$3.1M for our Gippsland Lakes

Fantastic news!! The Victorian Government has announced $3.1m in funding for 16 projects to help improve the Ramsar listed Gippsland Lakes. These environmental projects will be delivered in partnership with a range of organisations including Greening Australia, Australian Marine Mammal Conservation Foundation, East Gippsland Landcare Network, Trust for Nature and many more. More

Lower Mitchell River Rehabilitation Project

Here's a clip with the EGCMA working in collaboration with local landowners to achieve beneficial outcomes for all on the lower Mitchell River.