Water managment

Jay Weatherill announces Royal Commission into Murray-Darling Plan following claims of upstream rorting

26 November 2017

Matt Smith, Sunday Mail (SA)
26 November 2017

PREMIER Jay Weatherill will establish a royal commission to investigate widespread allegations that upstream irrigators are stealing water from the Murray-Darling Basin.

Five years after SA secured a historic agreement to protect the health of the nation’s longest river system, the Premier will today formally announce the commission, which will begin early next year.

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