Keelty fails to respond to water take

THE Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is shocked and alarmed that Mick Keelty, interim inspector- general of the Murray-Darling ­Basin, has failed to react to the ­recent decisions of the Queensland and New South Wales governments to allow recent floodwaters in the northern basin to be diverted for consumption. 

This recent rain is a first flush for the system and should have been protected to ensure it reached the southern basin and Menindee Lakes. 

Sunraysia Daily

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