Country News Columns

Goulburn Valley stands united in face of adversity

Tuesday 14 September 2021
Less than a month ago, life changed significantly for Shepparton and Goulburn Valley residents. Read More...

Winter Works sets up GMW for irrigation season

Tuesday 17 August 2021
Where have the past three months gone? Read More...

Supporting GMW land and on water activities now and into the future

Tuesday 13 July 2021
Water, as we all know, is a precious commodity that provides multiple benefits. Read More...

Increase in water deliveries despite challenges

Wednesday 16 June 2021
Coming off the back of three below-average inflow seasons in the southern Murray-Darling Basin, GMW still delivered about 918 gigalitres of water to the GMID this season. Read More...

Delivering on our promise for a fairer deal for all

Tuesday 18 May 2021
We are now approaching the one year mark in our 2020-24 pricing – a moment we could only hope to imagine while we worked on our pricing submission to the Essential Services Commission throughout 2019... Read More...

Using technology to innovate GMW's winter works in 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021
As our irrigators prepare for the end of irrigation season in mid-May, GMW is busy finalising the winter works program. Read More...

Water Efficiency Project next step in modernisation

Tuesday 16 March 2021
This month we received confirmation of the exciting next step in our region’s irrigation future with the announcement of funding for the GMW Water Efficiency Project. Read More...

Investing in our region - an attractive opportunity

Tuesday 9 February 2021
When I travel throughout our region, it’s hard not to be proud of our agriculture sector. Read More...

Reflecting on the year 2020

Tuesday 1 December 2020
Most readers will join me in embracing the end of 2020 as it fast approaches. I feel equally sure that anyone reflecting on 2020 will have mixed emotions about the past 12 months under a set of... Read More...

Annual report delivers strong financial news

Tuesday 3 November 2020
Recently our 2019-20 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament communicating a powerful message; through a sound vision and strong leadership, we have demonstrated the ability to be agile and adapt as... Read More...

We are actively listening

Tuesday 6 October 2020
Goulburn-Murray Water’s vision is to more efficiently manage, store and deliver water, so we can drive down costs and contribute to regional prosperity. Read More...

Streamlined workforce consolidates at fit-for-purpose office

Tuesday 8 September 2020
When I started at Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) in early 2019, I set transformation of the business as my priority. The first step towards achieving this goal was to declare all executive leadership... Read More...

Embracing opportunity for further modernisation

Tuesday 18 August 2020
As Managing Director of Australia’s largest rural water corporation, I am reminded every day that reliability and efficiency of the irrigation delivery system underpin the future prosperity of... Read More...

GMW - keeping the bottom line in check

Tuesday 21 July 2020
As the largest rural water authority in the country serving the nation’s most extensive irrigated agricultural region, Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) manages assets spanning 68,000 kilometres... Read More...

GMWs landmark Pricing Submission endorsed

Tuesday 16 June 2020
I am thrilled to write as part of my monthly opinion piece that the Essential Services Commission (ESC) has now endorsed Goulburn-Murray Water’s Pricing Submission 2020-24. This final... Read More...

Understanding unused water options

Tuesday 31 March 2020
With so much uncertainty in our daily lives as a result of COVID-19, I am pleased to ensure our customers that at Goulburn-Murray Water, business as usual is our current mantra and reliable supply... Read More...

A fairer system means sharing the cost

Tuesday 3 March 2020
I have been disappointed to read letters to the editor of this newspaper and subsequent article calling on irrigators across the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District to withhold payment of water... Read More...

New structure at GMW

Tuesday 4 February 2020
For more than a century, some of Australia’s most innovative primary producers have accessed precious irrigation water through a delivery system, operated by... Read More...

From little things big things grow

Tuesday 3 December 2019
For the past year, we have been transforming our business. We have committed to a renewal that was driven from the top down and is being embraced from the bottom up. It began with the... Read More...

 

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