Bucket tipped on basin water plan

Australian Liberty Alliance’s Ron Pike is critical of the basin plan.

Australian Liberty Alliance’s Ron Pike is critical of the basin plan.

WATER was a catch-cry of yesterday’s Farrer candidacy forum hosted by ABC Riverina in Deniliquin where six of the remaining candidates debated the electorate’s important issues.

The controversial Murray Darling Basin Plan attracted mostly disdain of the Federal Coalition’s management of the plan from five of the six forum’s participants.

The incumbent Federal member, Liberal Party’s Sussan Ley said she was in regular contact with Water and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce to discuss the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s future.

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