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19.12.14 Final report of the review of the Water Act 2007
Murray-Darling reform mired in complexity The Australian December 19, 2014 THE landmark Murray-Darling Basin reform, aimed at restoring environmental health to the river system after a century of brawling among the states, remains riddled with complexity and confusion. An independent review of the Water Act to be tabled in parliament today has also found that […]
Gascoyne Food Bowl receives Power Boost
Horticulture production on the Gascoyne River received a boost today when Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston ‘flicked the switch’ to electrify the first stage of the northern bore field, which will significantly reduce costs of pumping and improve efficiencies. The transfer from costly diesel generation to electricity-powered water pumps is a major commitment of […]
11.12.14 Dredging should be warning for upper Murray users
The Conservation Council of South Australia has backed a $4 million dredging program to keep the mouth of the Murray River open.The federal and state governments yesterday announced the plan to dredge a build-up of sand at the mouth of the vital river system, but the practice is viewed with great concern by some conservationists. […]