Sunraysia irrigators have expressed concern at what they say is the growing push, by the State government and Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) to abandon the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP).
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) has encouraged irrigators to contact planners to discuss their needs for autumn, with half the allocations remaining unused.
Ruralco’s purchase of additional water service businesses has meant it was now Australia’s biggest player in retail irrigation, according to chief executive Travis Dillon.
The northern Victorian Resource Manager, Dr Mark Bailey, has announced the first low reliability Murray system water shares (LWRS) for the new season.
Victorian irrigators have welcomed the establishment of an expert panel, to review the Murray-Darling Basin Plan offset mechanism.
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) David Papps has acknowledged it would be a “gradual process” to build understanding of his role, among other irrigators.
There’s been criticism of Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) consultation meetings and how they are being reported.
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is again running its Kickstart summer internships, to help university students add all important practical experience to their resumes.
Irrigators in southern New South Wales have commissioned another study of the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.