Water managment

Murray-Darling Basin Plan future in doubt amid federal political stoush

14 February 2018

10.02am 14/02/18

Debate on the future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been delayed amid ongoing negotiations between the Federal Government and Labor.

The Greens are seeking to block Government changes to the plan, to reduce the amount of water being returned to the environment in southern Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Today is the last day for the Senate to consider the Greens’ disallowance motion, and debate was due to begin at 9:30am.

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