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The Hon David Littleproud MP
Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management
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Speeches & transcripts
First Australian to lead Basin Community Committee
13 November 2019
Phil Duncan will become the first Aboriginal Australian to lead the Murray-Darling’s Basin Community Committee after the Murray-Darling Basin Authority Board appointed him for a three-year term.
Have Your Say on the Future Drought Fund
1 November 2019
The Future Drought Fund Consultative Committee’s will hold public consultations starting from today.
Inspector-General investigates MDBA
22 October 2019
Minster for Water Resources David Littleproud has asked Murray-Darling Inspector-General Mick Keelty to investigate the premature release of a Northern Basin water monitoring report.
Action to protect native fish ahead of hot, dry summer
14 October 2019
The Federal Government is working with the states to protect the Murray–Darling Basin’s native fish ahead of an expected hot and dry summer.
Inspector-General sets up shop in Mildura
8 October 2019
Mildura is set to become home to the Inspector-General of Murray-Darling Basin Water Resources, with one of the two offices being set up in the city.
More farmers to get a hand with drought
4 October 2019
Horticultural Farmers with permanent plantings can now access the On-Farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate in four states and the ACT.
Climate guides help farmers weather the risks
3 October 2019
Farmers will be given the best possible climate information so they can make sound business decisions.
Littleproud thanks outgoing RIC Chair
3 October 2019
Minister for Rural Finance David Littleproud has thanked the Inaugural Chair of the Regional Investment Corporation Board, David Foster, who has resigned from his role.
$7.9 million for healthier floodplains
28 September 2019
New South Wales will have another 18 months to get its Floodplain Harvesting Policy up and running, after an agreement with the Federal Government.
Progress with water resource plans
27 September 2019
Four more regions in the Murray-Darling Basin have had their water resource plans approved.