Actions for Gippsland include:

  • return water to the Gunaikurnai and Bunurong
  • secure Warragul and Drouin’s urban water supply
  • next steps for the Southern Victorian Irrigation Development Project
  • review of management arrangements for the Wangangarra /Wyyung (Mitchell River)
  • managing pollutant loads for Lake Wellington and Corner Inlet and Nooramunga
  • environmental water recovery targets for the Carran Carran (Thomson River), Wirn Wirndook Yeerung (Macalister River), Durt-Yowan (Latrobe River) and Tyers River and investigating feasibility of delivering additional water to the Durt-Yowan (Latrobe River)
  • complementary actions that include improving fish passage at Maffra Weir, Tyers River below Moondarra Reservoir and along Merriman Creek; upgrade of regulators for the lower Latrobe wetlands; decommissioning of the Nicholson River Dam wall; Thomson River-Rainbow Creek waterway management plan; improving delivery of environmental water in the Latrobe downstream of Rosedale and improving flows in South Gippsland’s flow-stressed waterways and the Avon River
  • In the Latrobe Valley:
    • reallocation of some of the Latrobe 3 – 4 Bench bulk entitlement
    • developing a vision and plan for the water future of the Latrobe Valley
    • reviewing the Latrobe Reserve

The links below provide information on other relevant plans and strategies for the region:

Map of Gippsland sub region

Page last updated: 05/09/22