Ecologically important sites in the South Australian Riverland will benefit from increased investment through the Australian Government’s Murray-Darling Communities Investment Package because of the environmental benefits they can provide to the lower Mur
River Murray communities can now access a monthly point-in-time snapshot that shows what water is being released down the river against environmental licences compared with water for towns, industries and irrigators.
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, today announced the appointment of Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) to lead the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA).
The Coalition Government continues to support the Murray-Darling Basin plan with over $129 million committed to New South Wales, Victorian and South Australian governments for projects that will improve water infrastructure in local communities.
The Liberal Nationals Government $15 million funding to restore degraded riverbanks, improve native fish health and support livestock safety along parts of the Murray-Darling Basin is now being rolled out in New South Wales and Queensland.