5 February 2018
BILLIONS of dollars for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan must be put on hold because it is wasting money and failing to improve the system, a group of the nation’s top water experts will warn today.
In an extraordinary intervention, 12 prominent scientists and economists will launch a joint declaration at the University of Adelaide.
They say that as it stands, the plan — agreed to in 2012 by all the basin states — will fail to meet key objectives, such as keeping the Murray Mouth open 90 per cent of the time.
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mid december 2016