Water managment

Murray Darling Basin backflip reflects badly on Nationals

7 February 2018

FEDERAL Water Minister David Littleproud’s opinion piece in The Weekly Times last week is one of the biggest policy backflips in rural political history and signals an astounding willingness by the National Party to sell Murray Darling Basin irrigators down the river.

Didn’t Barnaby Joyce just a year ago endure a tirade of expletives for stating calmly and factually that the 450 gigalitres upwater could not possibly be delivered according to legislative requirements?

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