Governor hears water concerns
Blighty’s Hannah Campbell has explained issues of concern in the region to NSW Governor Margaret Beazley.
A bumper 1100-page water resource plan has been submitted to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority for review by the Victorian Department of Environment, Water, Land and Planning.
An emergency water allocation for the dairy industry should be one of four steps taken to improve the management of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, according to a leading think-tank.
Any royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan must be a genuine effort to solve problems, not another game of political point-scoring, and examine the Water Act itself, according to Speak Up.
Water was put on the agenda of the NSW Parliament on May 8 when NSW State Member for Murray Helen Dalton made her inaugural speech.
Water delivered across Goulburn-Murray Water’s footprint has fallen by almost a fifth this season, down more than 248Gl on 2017-18.
About 500m of channel has been decommissioned and a number of Rochester irrigators connected to a 500m gravity pipeline, all within 10 days.
An election promise to established a new statutory water authority, dubbed the National Water Grid, should be met with some caution says the Speak Up group.
More than 100 members of the region’s agricultural community protested in Rochester last week against the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
‘‘If Sussan Ley is defeated it will mean almost certain defeat of the ScoMo government. That may happen anyway, and if we’re in the frying pan now a Shorten government would be the fire.’’
A review of water trading must be undertaken by the next federal government, regardless of who is in power, according to Speak Up.
It may have been billed as a Rural Issues Forum but there was always going to be one issue that dominated discussion: water.
Mid-May traditionally marks a shift in the activities of Goulburn-Murray Water.
Roz Berryman is worried about the future of irrigated agriculture.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
An electric line-up has been announced for the 2019 Land Of Plenty music festival to be held in Shepparton later this year. Following through on last month’s promise to bring some of Australia’s hottest bands to the Goulburn Valley, the Greater...