Basin example of global crisis
The Murray-Darling Basin has been cited in a new United Nations report that warns a global water crisis is looming and describes the important role forests can play to ease the threat.
The northern Murray-Darling Basin water recovery target has been reduced by 70Gl after amendments came into law last week.
Watering of the Murray-Darling Basin’s rivers and wetlands will continue to be a priority for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority into the next year.
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Rivers and wetlands across Victoria will benefit from the Victorian Environmental Water Holder’s statewide plan for environmental watering in 2018-19.
A new report, expected to be released soon, will show water recovered for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has had a major impact on northern Victoria’s dairy industry.
The development of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan lacks the research, science and scrutiny expected and will not provide the outcomes promised, the Speak Up Campaign says.
Goulburn-Murray Water has withdrawn proposed fee increases to occupational foreshore licences for the short-term, following public and political pressure.
Victoria’s inland wetlands lock away the annual emissions of 185000 people, or roughly the population of Geelong, according to the state’s first-ever tally of these environmental resources.
Trading water from above the Barmah Choke to below the choke will continue to be restricted in the 2018-19 water year.
The resource manager for northern Victoria has announced the first seasonal determinations for the new water year. The Murray system starts 2018/19 with a seasonal determination of 41 per cent of high-reliability water shares (HRWS), while the...
THE LATEST agreement reached between the Federal Coalition Government and the ALP opposition on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has ramped up pressure to deliver the 450 Gl of ‘up-water’. Last week the two parties headed off a Senate disallowance...
A former CSIRO research scientist has accused the Murray-Darling Basin Authority of compromising CSIRO’s scientific integrity, micromanaging its handling of an independent report and exerting influence to ‘‘rubber stamp’’ the MDBA’s own findings.
A review of delivery shares is set to get under way, more than 18 months after it was first promised.
Work on Rochester’s silo art continues to progress, with artist Jimmy DVate putting the final touches on the town’s metal silo.
Suppliers and industry representatives are subdued, at best, about the opening milk price announcements last week from Saputo Dairy Australia and Fonterra.
AUSTRALIAN DAIRY farmers could be losing more than $100 000 a year due to herd replacement inefficiencies that could be fixed by using proper data, according to a leading industry player. Cameron Renshaw from Heiferlink will discuss ‘Rearing...