Funding direction criticised
Shadow Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh has criticised Agricultural Minister Jaclyn Symes for not looking after drought-stricken farmers by targeting the funding to overall communities instead.
The National Irrigators’ Council has called for more transparent and clear water trading registers off the back of a Murray-Darling Basin Association report.
A Shepparton business is bringing old technology back to life to revitalise ageing infrastructure across the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
Murray Regional Strategy Group wants to develop a community-driven approach to Murray-Darling Basin Plan implementation, taking in a broad range of opinions.
A change in shadow water minister has been welcomed by Speak Up, which says former water minister Tony Burke had lost the confidence of regional communities.
The impacts of zero allocation and water policy was evident at Finley’s Australian Dairy Plan workshop.
Water management in NSW will improve greatly now politicians are putting aside party differences and working together, according to NSW State Member for Murray Helen Dalton.
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is encouraging water users to check a list of approved water meters to ensure the meters they purchase are appropriate and fit for purpose when taking water in the Murray-Darling Basin.
Water market users in the Murray River system will be able to trade from above the Barmah Choke to below the choke at the start of the 2019-20 irrigation year.
Another case of blue-green algae has been detected, this time in Nagambie Lakes.
Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville met with Goulburn-Murray Water chair Diane James and managing director Charmaine Quick last week while on a visit to the region.
The Murray-Darling Association has welcomed calls from the Almond Board of Australia to place a moratorium on new water licences, saying stronger regulation and registration in Murray-Darling Basin water markets is needed.
Anglers can try their hand at catching Murray spiny freshwater crayfish, with the three-month fishing season now open.
One in three Victorian water trades are for zero dollars, a Murray-Darling Basin Authority audit of 2017-18 water trades has revealed, with the authority calling for an overhaul of basin water markets to promote transparency and confidence.
Coca-Cola Amatil has announced SPC will be sold for $40 million to Shepparton Partners Collective and its group of companies. Shepparton Partners Collective is a joint venture between Perma Funds Management and private investment firm The Eights...
A proposed $30million abattoir in Gillieston would process up to 18000 head of sheep a week and employ 120 full-time workers.
Bega Cheese has announced a 12.8% increase in Victorian opening milk prices for the 2019/2020 season of $6.60 per kg milk solids. Bega opened this last financial year with $5.85 kg. Bega says with its Supply Premium, suppliers can earn up to $6.77...