Murray-Darling Basin

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Name: Murray-Darling Basin
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Basin Plan boss to bow out

MURRAY-DARLING Basin Authority (MDBA) chairman Craig Knowles has advised he will finish in the role when his four-year term expires in January 2015. MURRAY-DARLING Basin Authority (MDBA) chairman Craig Knowles has advised he will finish in the role when ... [Published Leeton Irrigator - 43 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

Idea holds water: Support flows for drought-proof plan

A PROPOSAL by three local government areas, including Leeton, to help drought-proof the area is progressing, according to mayor Paul Maytom. A PROPOSAL by three local government areas, including Leeton, to help drought-proof the area is progressing, according ... [Published Leeton Irrigator - 43 mins ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Water woes warning

Water warning: Governments cannot afford to drop the ball on future water reforms, says the soon-to-be abolished National Water Commission. Source: News LimitedTHE soon-to-be abolished National Water Commission is urging governments not to “drop the ... [Published Weekly Times Now - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Murray deadlock breakthrough

A LONG-RUNNING deadlock over joint funding arrangements between State governments for shared river operation programs managed by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has been resolved.A statement from the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council ... [Published North Queensland Register - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Libs hit back on Murray Mouth claim

PARLIAMENTARY Secretary to the Environment Minister Simon Birmingham has launched a scathing attack on South Australian Labor Water Minister Ian Hunter for making “cheap, misleading political shots” about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s implementatio ... [Published Stock Journal Australia - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

$25 million question mark over Murraylands' projects

Doubts have arisen over $25 million promised to the Murraylands and Riverland under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.DOUBTS have arisen over $25 million promised to the Murraylands and Riverland under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.More than a year after ... [Published Murray Valley Standard - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Are the days of fighting over Murray water finished?

A University of Adelaide water and constitutional law expert says the next Australian drought will be the first time the new Murray-Darling Basin Plan will be truly tested, revealing if the Basin Plan has what it takes to manage River Murray water allocation ... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

State pledges support at rally

THE resounding message from today’s water rally in Griffith can be summed up in premier Barry O’Farrell’s words – “tell the federal government to get stuffed”. THE resounding message from today’s water rally in Griffith can be summed up in premier Barry ... [Published The Area News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Government asked to choose new Murray-Darling Basin Authority chairman carefully

Environmentalists say the new chairman of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority will have big shoes to fill.Craig Knowles, a former NSW Labor Government minister, will finish his four-year term with the authority in January.He's overseen the plan to return ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating 70 years of the Murray-Darling Association

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the EnvironmentMedia release15 October 2014Senator Simon Birmingham today welcomed delegates to the Murray Darling Association's 70th anniversary conference in Tumut."The founding of the Murray Darling Association ... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ron Pike's message to minister

Former local and respected water consultant Ron Pike has penned a message to state water minister Katrina Hodgkinson as the Murray-Darling Basin Plan enters a purely political phase. Former local and respected water consultant Ron Pike has penned a message ... [Published The Area News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Power costs minimise water savings for Murray-Darling Basin irrigators

Irrigators say the high cost of power is limiting their ability to assist the environment in the Murray-Darling Basin.Hundreds of millions of dollars has been handed to irrigators to improve their equipment and return water to the environment.The high ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 14 2014]

Quotes

"Seeing the Australian Parliament give such strong bipartisan support to the Basin Plan in 2012 was an important historical moment and a moment that is now being recognised internationally."
"We stepped it up a notch by all three councils meeting ... we're trying to do as much as we can."
"The National Water Commission reports to COAG so there is state and commonwealth ownership of the findings."

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Basin Plan boss to bow out [Published Leeton Irrigator - 43 mins ago]
Idea holds water: Support flows for drought-pro... [Published Leeton Irrigator - 43 mins ago]
National Water Commission releases final report... [Published Prime 7 - 18 hours ago]
Water woes warning [Published Weekly Times Now - 23 hours ago]
Serious warnings about water reform in expert r... [Published Australian Conservation Foundation - 23 hours ago]
‘Don’t drop the ball on water’ urges National W... [Published Noodls - Oct 19 2014]
Murray deadlock breakthrough [Published North Queensland Register - Oct 17 2014]
Libs hit back on Murray Mouth claim [Published Stock Journal Australia - Oct 17 2014]
$25 million question mark over Murraylands' pro... [Published Murray Valley Standard - Oct 16 2014]
Temora rates highly in well-being [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Oct 16 2014]
Are the days of fighting over Murray water fini... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
State pledges support at rally [Published The Area News - Oct 16 2014]
Federal Government asked to choose new Murray-D... [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
Flow advice: Dartmouth flows to vary during spr... [Published Australian Government - Oct 16 2014]
Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, Octo... [Published K State Research and Extension - Oct 15 2014]
City bloke who 'got' the country: Knowles [Published Stock Journal Australia - Oct 15 2014]
Craig Knowles to step down at end of first term... [Published ABC Online - Oct 15 2014]
Murray-Darling Chairman announces plan to end a... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
Knowles to quit MDBA [Published Farm Weekly - Oct 15 2014]
Celebrating 70 years of the Murray-Darling Asso... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
Move only if it’s right [Published Weekly Times Now - Oct 14 2014]
Ron Pike's message to minister [Published The Area News - Oct 14 2014]
Realities and challenges for Basin Plan [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
Power costs minimise water savings for Murray-D... [Published ABC Online - Oct 14 2014]
Blackwater ignites environmental watering concern [Published McPherson Media Group - Oct 13 2014]
CANDIDATE PROFILE: Norm Dunn, Katter's Australi... [Published The Area News - Oct 13 2014]
New guidelines to help councils understand clim... [Published ABC Online - Oct 13 2014]
An Update on Australia's Water Wars [Published Public Radio International - Oct 11 2014]
e-Alert no. 37 [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Wakool Shire says irrigation water cuts cost 50... [Published ABC Online - Oct 10 2014]
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