West Goulburn GMA

  West Goulburn Groundwater Management Area

The West Goulburn Groundwater Management Area (GMA) is located in the Goulburn River Catchment in Northern Victoria and is part of the Murray-Darling Basin.

It extends from the Great Dividing Range near Wandong-Heathcote Junction, north to the River Murray and incorporates the towns of Kilmore, Broadford, Rushworth, Kyabram and Barmah.

Facts and stats

Area: 5,400 km2
PCV: No PCV set
Allocations: 100%

Groundwater management

The West Goulburn GMA Local Management Plan (the Plan) was developed by GMW in consultation with groundwater users and other key stakeholders. The Plan was approved and published on 28 July 2017.

The Plan provides the local community, in particular groundwater users, with information about the groundwater system and rules describing how the resource is managed.


Annual summaries


For further information or to obtain technical material relied upon for management arrangements, please contact the GMW Groundwater and Streams section on 1800 013 357.