Basin Plan

MDBA says Basin Plan is more important than ever during drought

15 October 2018

15 October 2018

The Murray–Daring Basin Authority (MDBA) has told a gathering of global river experts how the Murray–Darling Basin Plan is one of Australia’s most important natural resource plans that is more important than ever in times of drought.

In a speech to the International River Symposium in Sydney, MDBA Executive Director of Partnerships Carl Binning said the Basin Plan provided a global example of how cooperation in managing rivers and water across multiple jurisdictions could be achieved while balancing multiple interests.

Adopted with bipartisan support in 2012, the Basin Plan covers four states and one territory and shares available water fairly between communities, farmers and the environment.

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