SA premier calls for basin meeting

South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has called for a meeting of Australia’s water ministers to consider recent reports into the Murray-Darling Basin, including SA’s royal commission.

In a rowdy return of State Parliament for 2019, Mr Marshall has moved to call on the basin states to continue to work together to implement the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan in full.

“What is at stake is the health of our nation’s most important river system, the Murray-Darling Basin,” the premier told parliament.

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