Farmers at standstill

A LOWER Darling farmer says a lack of information about proposed changes to the Menindee Lakes is creating uncertainty for businesses in the area.

Rachel Strachan, of Tulney Point Station south of Pooncarie, said it was difficult for farmers to make decisions because the looming Menindee Lakes water savings project could make horticulture and viticulture unviable along the lower Darling.

Rachel Strachan, of Tulney Point Station, says it’s difficult for farmers to make decisions because of a lack of information about the Menindee Lakes water
savings project.

Rachel Strachan, of Tulney Point Station, says it’s difficult for farmers to make decisions because of a lack of information about the Menindee Lakes water savings project.

The Menindee project has been designed to generate water savings to meet NSW’s Murray Darling Basin Plan obligations.

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