Using art to break the drought
Art is playing a role in easing the stress on farmers in southern NSW.
The Murray Regional Strategy Group met with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack in Deniliquin on June 7, with the objective of developing policy solutions that will underpin the region’s future.
The NSW Government says $355million will be allocated in the state budget to help keep drought-stricken communities working as the big dry continues to bite into farm-driven local economies.
Lobby group, Speak Up, has called for an emergency allocation for NSW Murray food producers in the NSW Government’s drought package.
Shadow Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh has criticised Agricultural Minister Jaclyn Symes for not looking after drought-stricken farmers by targeting the funding to overall communities instead.
The National Irrigators’ Council has called for more transparent and clear water trading registers off the back of a Murray-Darling Basin Association report.
A Shepparton business is bringing old technology back to life to revitalise ageing infrastructure across the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
Murray Regional Strategy Group wants to develop a community-driven approach to Murray-Darling Basin Plan implementation, taking in a broad range of opinions.
An independent review of the Barmah-Millewa region is needed to determine the extent of river damage, according to Southern Riverina Irrigators.
A change in shadow water minister has been welcomed by Speak Up, which says former water minister Tony Burke had lost the confidence of regional communities.
The impacts of zero allocation and water policy was evident at Finley’s Australian Dairy Plan workshop.
The elevation of Sussan Ley to the key position of Federal Environment Minister presents unique opportunities for the southern Riverina, according to a NSW landholders’ association.
Water management in NSW will improve greatly now politicians are putting aside party differences and working together, according to NSW State Member for Murray Helen Dalton.
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is encouraging water users to check a list of approved water meters to ensure the meters they purchase are appropriate and fit for purpose when taking water in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Coca-Cola Amatil has announced SPC will be sold for $40 million to Shepparton Partners Collective and its group of companies. Shepparton Partners Collective is a joint venture between Perma Funds Management and private investment firm The Eights...
The parking inspectors you have come to recognise across town are no more with Greater Shepparton City Council making the decision to outsource the service to a third-party provider.
IT’S perfect weather for a beanie so why not visit Savoury Bite in Hare St and grab your own and support a good cause while you’re at it.
Southern Metro Region Crime Team detectives are appealing for information to help locate Shepparton man Ali Sari. The 18-year-old is wanted in relation to a series of alleged incidents across Melbourne in recent days. The incidents include a number...