Basin example of global crisis
The Murray-Darling Basin has been cited in a new United Nations report that warns a global water crisis is looming and describes the important role forests can play to ease the threat.
The northern Murray-Darling Basin water recovery target has been reduced by 70Gl after amendments came into law last week.
Watering of the Murray-Darling Basin’s rivers and wetlands will continue to be a priority for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority into the next year.
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Rivers and wetlands across Victoria will benefit from the Victorian Environmental Water Holder’s statewide plan for environmental watering in 2018-19.
A new report, expected to be released soon, will show water recovered for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has had a major impact on northern Victoria’s dairy industry.
Goulburn-Murray Water has withdrawn proposed fee increases to occupational foreshore licences for the short-term, following public and political pressure.
Victoria’s inland wetlands lock away the annual emissions of 185000 people, or roughly the population of Geelong, according to the state’s first-ever tally of these environmental resources.
Trading water from above the Barmah Choke to below the choke will continue to be restricted in the 2018-19 water year.
A former CSIRO research scientist has accused the Murray-Darling Basin Authority of compromising CSIRO’s scientific integrity, micromanaging its handling of an independent report and exerting influence to ‘‘rubber stamp’’ the MDBA’s own findings.
A review of delivery shares is set to get under way, more than 18 months after it was first promised.
Goulburn-Murray Water has released its 2018-19 price list as part of its annual price review.
A bid by the Federal Government to stop employees of Murray-Darling Basin Authority from giving evidence will not stop a full investigation into water use by a South Australian royal commission, the commissioner says.
Hundreds of jobs have been drained from the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District as a result of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, with some towns losing half their agricultural workforce since 2001, new figures reveal.
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