Rain lifts allocations for South Australia
Recent rain across the Murray-Darling catchment will help lift water allocations for South Australian irrigators.
An emergency water allocation for the dairy industry should be one of four steps taken to improve the management of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, according to a leading think-tank.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan must be reviewed according to Greater Shepparton City Council, which says hundreds of jobs in the region have been lost as a result of the basin plan and answers are needed.
Water was put on the agenda of the NSW Parliament on May 8 when NSW State Member for Murray Helen Dalton made her inaugural speech.
A group of southern Riverina irrigators is seeking $750million for losses in production as a result of ‘‘reckless’’ management of the Murray-Darling Basin.
About 500m of channel has been decommissioned and a number of Rochester irrigators connected to a 500m gravity pipeline, all within 10 days.
More than 100 members of the region’s agricultural community protested in Rochester last week against the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
‘‘If Sussan Ley is defeated it will mean almost certain defeat of the ScoMo government. That may happen anyway, and if we’re in the frying pan now a Shorten government would be the fire.’’
A review of water trading must be undertaken by the next federal government, regardless of who is in power, according to Speak Up.
It may have been billed as a Rural Issues Forum but there was always going to be one issue that dominated discussion: water.
Mid-May traditionally marks a shift in the activities of Goulburn-Murray Water.
Roz Berryman is worried about the future of irrigated agriculture.
Two communities have received almost $2.5million to help them recover from the effects of water recovery under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Goulburn-Murray Water has advertised the eight senior executive positions that will be established in a new-look corporation.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
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