The cotton industry is a massive water user and basically exports water in cotton.
Steve Whan, National Irrigators’ Council CEO The apparent slip in bi-partisan support for the basin plan should cause concern to those interested in achieving environmental reform.
Jason Modica, Independent candidate for the seat of Mallee There are some strong themes emerging from the two recent royal commissions.
IN the 1950s, as a 15-year-old, I joined the staff of a bank in Mildura with an Intermediate certificate in my pocket.
I WAS hoping that The Nationals would appoint a candidate whose care and thinking about this electorate would have progressed from the views of our current hidden representative, Andrew Broad. But no. The Nats’ candidate doesn’t believe in the destructive impact of climate change, nor alternative energy systems.
Jim Wilton, Past chair of Lower Murray Darling Catchment Management Committee and past member Murray Darling Advisory Committee Politicians, are saying, it’s the drought, not the cotton growers who have caused the Darling River’s present environmental crisis.
Patrick Nunan, Dareton Deputy PM Michael McCormack visited Menindee and gave his views on the Darling River situation.
The Murray Darling Basin Plan has been so far diverted from its original intent that it is in breach of the Water Act 2007.
RURAL Medicare loading and the implementation of a National Rural Generalist Pathway remain the big ticket items for turning around a critical maldistribution of doctors in the bush.
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