Basin Plan

ABC upholds complaint on Basin Plan reporting

9 November 2018

The Land
9 November 2018

National Irrigators’ Council chief executive Steve Whan says a ruling by the ABC’s Audience and Consumer Affairs unit upholding a complaint about coverage of the Murray Darling Basin plan by ABC’s Background Briefing is welcome and reinforces the need for balance in coverage.

Steve Whan said, “NIC among others made complaints about a Background Briefing story early this year which we felt was inaccurate and failed to provide balance”.

“NIC was particularly concerned about the story giving listeners the false impression that there had been no gains for the environment from the Murray Darling Basin Plan,” Mr Whan said.

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