Funds for Speak Up
Water advocacy group Speak Up has been the beneficiary of last year’s Deniliquin Truck Show, with the truck show committee donating $3000 from last year’s event to the campaign.
Irrigators and farmers in the Murray-Darling Basin region are change-fatigued, lack confidence and trust in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and want water recovery to stop.
A number of efficiency measures are at a ‘high risk’ of missing their June 2019 targets, with the Murray-Darling Basin Authority revealing less than 2Gl of the 62Gl target had been contracted for delivery.
Goulburn Valley Environment Group is concerned the health of the Goulburn River is continuing to decline, arguing high summer flows were causing damage and undermining improvements gained by recent years’ environmental flows.
A new report has uncovered evidence of South Australia manipulating environmental flows to get more Murray River water than it would have otherwise been entitled to.
Marginal increases in water allocations in northern Victoria were announced last week.
Southern NSW mayors have recognised the value of a rally which took the region’s concerns about water issues to Melbourne.
A former Goulburn-Murray Water employee has won permission from the courts to sue the water corporation for injuries resulting from sun exposure during his employment.
The past year was a landmark year for the Murray-Darling Basin and the basin plan.
Water mismanagement, not drought, was the main cause of more than 10000 native fish deaths prior to Christmas in the lower Darling River, the western NSW state election candidates for the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party say.
It is with a sense of immense pride that I thank everyone who supported our recent Speak Up Campaign rally in Melbourne.
December’s Melbourne water rally raised awareness of farmers’ view of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan according to the rally organiser Speak up Campaign.
Millions of fish were grown and supplied into Victorian waterways at 200 places around Victoria in 2017-18.
Murray-Darling Basin water ministers will be consulted on proposed legislative changes to strengthen the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s compliance and enforcement powers.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.