Basin Plan

Shift paths on river health: Other ways to help basin, inquiry told

1 August 2018

Christopher Testa, Sunraysia Daily
1 August 2018

OTHER ways to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health should be considered ­before $1.5 billion is spent on efficiency projects to recover an extra 450 gigalitres for the ­environment, an inquiry has been told.

Agricultural consultant Rob Rendell was the co-author of a report commissioned by a Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) lobby group, which found all water available for agriculture in Victoria would be taken up by the horticulture industry during the next drought.

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