Over the next few months, the North East CMA will undertake an assessment of flood affected waterways.
State Government funding will be sought for flood recovery works where deemed necessary to protect waterways and public assets.
Works could include:
- Waterways or riparian fence repair
- Significant debris blockage management
- Erosion and sediment management
- Revegetation and weed control
While most flood recovery works are likely to start in 2023, works of an urgent nature (e.g. debris management) could be undertaken earlier.
Catchment Management Authorities do not have a role in assessing or remediating impacts to private land (including frontages) or private assets.
Works on Waterways Permit
Individuals who wish to undertake works to address non-emergency flood-related damage to private property or assets (e.g. debris removal or access crossings related work) need to apply for, and be issued with, a Works on Waterways Permit.
Click here for information: Works on waterways (necma.vic.gov.au)
Please be aware the North East CMA is responding to a large number of applications at this time and will endeavour to address applications as soon as possible.
If you require further information related to a Works on Waterways Permit, please telephone North East CMA on 1300216 513 or email email@example.com. au
The following links to government agencies may also be useful in flood recovery: