RIVERLAND irrigators and growers are likely to receive full water allocations for the 2021/22 water year, however a local trust says rules surrounding private carryover have had “perverse outcomes” for a second consecutive year.
A FORMER Riverland politician who was bailed on serious sexual crime charges has been removed as a director for a local irrigation trust and stepped away from his duties as a councillor.
A RENMARK Paringa councillor, former Labor Party candidate and Renmark Irrigation Trust board member has been dumped by his political party and has requested a leave of absence from council duties after appearing in court last week on multiple charges of sexual and violent offences. Sim Singh-Malhi, of Renmark, appeared in the Berri Magistrates Court […]
TIGHTER regulations on temporary water markets is needed for Riverland irrigators to compete with large corporate investors, according to a recent industry inquiry and an independent state senator.
A LOCAL irrigation trust’s continued dedication to environmental improvement has seen a Riverland national park start to receive water.
IMPROVED inflows to Murray-Darling catchments throughout winter mean Riverland irrigators and growers have a “high likelihood” of receiving full allocations for 2021/2022.
THE addition of more than 800 new native plants will support the continued recovery and sustainability of a Riverland floodplain.
MORE transparency surrounding water resources, plus further co-operation between Murray-Darling Basin states, is required to survive declining river inflows according to a new Federal Government report.