Victorian Farmers Federation, irrigators, slam water buyback plans

Andrew Miller
February 27 2023 - 4:00pm
Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has indicated the commonwealth will buy back a total of 49.2 gigalitres, across seven catchment areas, through open, competitive and transparent tenders. Picture supplied.
Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has indicated the commonwealth will buy back a total of 49.2 gigalitres, across seven catchment areas, through open, competitive and transparent tenders. Picture supplied.

Federal plans to start buying back water under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan have been condemned by the Victorian Farmers Federation and irrigators.

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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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