Tag Archives: Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Water barons send irrigators broke

ARTIFICIAL inflation of water prices among a loosely regulated trading market is sending irrigators out of business while corporations amass huge volumes of water entitlements, says an explosive industry letter written to the Federal Government. 

Basin Plan ‘hitting the little guy’

A RIVERLAND grape grower says the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been intentionally structured to target small irrigators – however, industry groups insist the scheme is benefiting regional communities.