The Sunraysia irrigator, who has been highly critical of plans for Murray-Darling River environmental flows, has said last week’s ministerial meeting was further evidence the basin plan was being wound back.
Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) David Jochinke has said he was pleased the proposed socio-economic assessment of the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s impact on the southern basin would be wide ranging.
Victoria’s Water minister Lisa Neville has said she’s secured an agreement for a comprehensive socio-economic assesssment of the impacts of the southern Murray Darling Basin Plan.
Ahead of Friday’s Murray Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting, the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia strongly encourages the Basin Ministers to work together to find a pathway that achieves the environmental objectives of the Basin Plan, without requiring further productive water recovery.
In mid-February, Case IH staff and dealers got together at the Red Evolution Case IH Dealer Conference in Uluru to raise $22,000 for beyondblue.
A Loddon Valley mixed farmer has claimed some primary producers could be worse off, under the Connections reset, than they were when it started.