Improved seasonal conditions across much of the Murray–Darling Basin have led the Australian and South Australian governments deciding not to proceed with the second round of the Water for Fodder Program.
The Coalition Government is investing $234.2 million to put communities at the centre of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan by focusing on the jobs and economic activity the Plan can generate in regional areas.
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).