$70m for river
The Federal Government has committed $70million to improve the health of the Darling River and prevent further mass fish kills.
Northern Victorian dairy farmers are increasingly competing for water directly with almond plantations downstream, with water use by Lower Murray Water diverters more than doubling to 429Gl in the past 15 years.
Standing on an embankment of earth in the middle of a lake system on a sunny autumn day puts me miles away from controversy and debate.
A community-based group is seeking a meeting with federal Opposition water spokesperson Tony Burke, saying it wished to work with him and discuss recent controversial comments.
Improving the security of farms’ stock and domestic water supply will be the focus of a series of free workshops held in Goorambat, Seymour and Mansfield.
A representative from the southern Riverina must be appointed to a panel exploring the socio-economic impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
The Federal Government has opened a gateway for skilled migrants working on dairy farms to move permanently to Australia in a bid to help solve the industry’s labour shortage crisis.
Governments need to prioritise spending on getting best use of existing infrastructure before building new schemes, according to the Southern Riverina Irrigators.
Liberal Democrats’ Duncan Spender has vowed to put a plug in the Australian Labor Party’s plan to reintroduce the original neutrality test for the 450Gl of ‘up-water’, labelling it unscientific and reckless.
Shadow Water Minister Tony Burke has been accused of trying to force Victoria and NSW to leave the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
United Australia Party candidate for Nicholls, Stewart Hine, is making water a major issue in his campaign.
Scientists have avoided local extinction of an endangered native fish from creeks in the Strathbogie Ranges.
There are hopes a new soil and data tool will save farmers hundreds of thousands of dollars by linking costs to soil moisture and climate data.
Goulburn Valley Environment Group president John Pettigrew has welcomed Federal Labor’s policy about the future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan but says pausing it is not necessary.
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