Politicians call for Connections project water savings to be made available
State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has called for the immediate release of 75Gl of water into the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
Murray Darling Association has appointed an experienced and capable leadership team for the year ahead.
Victorian Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan has urged Federal Water Minister David Littleproud to introduce the National Party’s new approach to Murray-Darling Basin Plan policy into parliament as soon as possible.
A community crisis rally to be held on the Tocumwal foreshore on Thursday is fast gaining community support with people from across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina expected to descend on the town to voice their increasing concerns over the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has criticised the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, in particular calling out mismanagement and fraudulent behaviour in the northern basin.
Allocations in the Goulburn-Murray Water irrigation system have taken a substantial move upwards.
Country News caught up with Federal Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie and Federal Member for Nicholls Damian Drum last week at the University of Melbourne’s Dookie Campus. Reporter Rodney Woods put the topic of water on the agenda.
A clear statement acknowledging the historic estuarine condition of the Murray River’s Lower Lakes must be released by the South Australian Government and University of Adelaide.
Sixteen people from Bangladesh’s Agriculture Ministry visited southern NSW water provider Murray Irrigation last week to learn about modern irrigation practices and river management approaches.
The blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock has been removed following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.
Two consecutive dry years along, with the Bureau of Meteorology’s most recent three-month climate outlook for below-average rainfall, means ‘very wet’ or ‘extremely wet’ scenarios are unlikely to eventuate in 2019-20.
Water prices are expected to remain high in the new irrigation season, according to a new report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...