Environmental water floods farm
While NSW irrigators are still waiting for a general security water allocation in a drought year, authorities are sending billions of litres of water into a Murray River forest to create an artificial flood.
The deadline for the release of the 75Gl of water savings to farmers from the Connections project seems to be unclear, if you ask either side of Victorian politics.
The independent panel assessing social and economic conditions in the Murray-Darling Basin is preparing for stakeholder consultations across the basin after finalising its terms of reference and assessment framework following submissions from stakeholders on the draft terms of reference.
Murray Irrigation has acknowledged vandalism on an environmental watering site recently, stating the action has only served to hurt farmers who are already doing it tough.
State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has called for the immediate release of 75Gl of water into the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
Allegations of investors hoarding millions of litres of water in the Murray-Darling Basin will face scrutiny from the competition watchdog after farmers urged the Federal Government to take action.
Victorian Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan has urged Federal Water Minister David Littleproud to introduce the National Party’s new approach to Murray-Darling Basin Plan policy into parliament as soon as possible.
Federal Water Minister David Littleproud has lashed out at state governments for not doing enough to build more dams, and cancelled a proposed visit to the Murray River on Monday.
A community crisis rally to be held on the Tocumwal foreshore on Thursday is fast gaining community support with people from across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina expected to descend on the town to voice their increasing concerns over the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has criticised the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, in particular calling out mismanagement and fraudulent behaviour in the northern basin.
Riverine Plains has facilitated a new irrigation research discussion group, with the group’s first meeting to be held on August 30 at Mulwala.
Allocations in the Goulburn-Murray Water irrigation system have taken a substantial move upwards.
Country News caught up with Federal Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie and Federal Member for Nicholls Damian Drum last week at the University of Melbourne’s Dookie Campus. Reporter Rodney Woods put the topic of water on the agenda.
A clear statement acknowledging the historic estuarine condition of the Murray River’s Lower Lakes must be released by the South Australian Government and University of Adelaide.
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Seven teenagers have been charged following the theft of $20,000 worth of stock from JB Hi-Fi yesterday