Rural specialist Elders has poached four water brokers from leading player Waterfind as it looks to grow its presence in the $24 billion water market.
There’s been a positive reaction, from irrigators who met with Victorian Water minister, Lisa Neville, late last week.
The State government was likely to seek to recover funding, spent on the $2 billion Connections project, where it had clearly been misspent, according to Victorian Water minister Lisa Neville.
Mick Hogan has been involved with the Connections Project “since day dot” and while bearing witness to plenty of ups and downs, he has also seen significant economic benefits – for not only his business but the wider community.
Farmers in the Boort area have queried the expense of carrying out cultural heritage works, associated with the Connections irrigation project.
Irrigators in the Koyuga area have urged Goulburn Murray Water to ensure channels are properly cleaned out.
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) is to appoint another six permanent local engagement officers, across the Murray Darling basin.
Northern Victorian irrigators are expressing increasing concern the troubled Connections project will run out of money, before it’s fully finished.