June 3

General Meeting

6pm till approx. 7.30pm

All welcome @ Old Sailing Club Building, Dyar Avenue, Cabarita

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Hot Topics:-

Cabarita Inc takes on the management of the Sailing Club Building (Do you have any ideas on how we can make this a great venue, and what should we call it??)

Environmental Water Flows into Lake Hawthorn

Commencing in April 2016 Lake Hawthorn began to receive an Environmental Water Allocation via infrastructure that is managed by Lower Murray Water.

Irrigation flows are prioritised throughout this process.

The following document outlines information provided by Mallee CMA regarding this allocation which is to support waterways that have significant benefits to migratory and native birdlife.  There has been significant evidence to show that Lake Hawthorn is in fact a prominant area for endangered species including the red necked stint which flies from as far away as Siberia.


Community Working Bee

Due to our new responsibility of managing the two buildings (originally the Sailing Club, then Northern Mallee Christian Fellowship) we will be giving the area a spruce up, cleaning gutters, mowing, weeding, sorting the shed, spring clean the buildings etc.

We would like to invite all community members to maybe come along BYO basic tools and we'll provide a BBQ lunch afterwards to celebrate a new milestone in our endeavours.

A date will be announced after our June 3 meeting.

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Behind the News goes to air and the web with their Murray River series "River Kids", featuring local school children, fruit properties and possibly even "Lake Hawthorn" if it made it through the editing process.  10am Monday 6th June, 2016.

ABC kids show "Behind the News" came to town and interviewed two local students from The Lake Primary School, asking them about water and how their families and our community rely on it, and how it is managed.

Stay tuned as this is currently being edited and will be used along with many other stories as part of a Murray River television and web series.

Going to air Monday June 6th at 10am or view online via the Behind the News homepage.