NSW irrigators say a further 450GL water recovery won't leave much for farmers

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated August 3 2022 - 2:32am, first published August 1 2022 - 8:00am
WATER WARS: Federal opposition Agriculture spokesman David Littleproud accused the government of trying to reignite the water wars.

Recovering an additional 450 gigalitres of water from the Murray-Darling Basin would be equivalent to removing nearly 20 per cent of the south Basin's consumptive pool, according to the NSW Irrigators' Council.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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