CMA seeks advisers
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is looking for farmers and other agricultural sector workers to be part of the new Goulburn Broken Sustainable Agriculture Advisory Group.
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority and energy company Meridian Energy Australia will trial varying water release patterns from Hume Dam to increase power supplies and grid stability this summer.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is set to ramp up monitoring of water quality in creeks, rivers and wetlands across the catchment after two months of average to below-average rainfall and run-off.
A recent ruling by the ABC’s Audience and Consumer Affairs unit has upheld a complaint about coverage of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan by ABC’s Background Briefing, finding it contained issues with accuracy and a lack of impartiality.
Moama’s Richard Ham has been left wondering if the elected representatives for the NSW side of the Murray Valley at both state and federal levels are being taken seriously in the halls of Canberra.
Farmers and members of the Cohuna community were given the chance to discuss federal water policy when State Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh and Federal Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie spent an afternoon in Cohuna last week.
The Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is set to return to the region this week, following complaints communities didn’t receive enough notice about water efficiency project consultations.
The plan to save the Murray-Darling Basin has been plagued by maladministration with those implementing the rescue disregarding science, failing to account for climate change and almost totally opposed to transparency, South Australia’s royal commission investigating the river system has been told.
The Mulwala Canal is vital to local farmers and their communities, according to Federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud.
Federal Agriculture and Water Minister David Littleproud has moved to calm concerns over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, calling on all parties to ‘‘take a leap of faith’’.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan continues to be plagued by a lack of trust, with farmers, environmentalists and even Federal Water Minister David Littleproud voicing concerns.
Water allocations in the Murray, Goulburn and Loddon systems in the Goulburn-Murray Water district have increased.
The regulated rivers, catchments and storages managed by Goulburn-Murray Water are showing resilience to the dry conditions gripping other parts of Australia, according to the authority.
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