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Invasive species control: risks and rewards

Widespread invasive species control is a risky business

Partula snails were driven to extinction in the wild by introduced predators.
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R. Keller Kopf… 902 more words


Cubbie Station & Water Allocation Abuse!

Cubbie Station in Queensland, the overallocation of precious water from our river systems, and the government neglect…both State & Federal…of this issue, would appear to have been flying under the radar for the last couple of years! 2,260 more words


A History of management measures related to the Murray-Darling Basin water resource

By David Holland

I would like to focus on the initiatives of the Federal government during the 1990’s and into the new century. This was the period when the Murray Darling Basin Ministerial Council, later to become the Murray-Darling Basin Commission launched the Natural Resource Management Strategy (NRMS). 752 more words


Good Christmas news for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Healthy Rivers Ambassador Anne Jensen, NFSA President Bob Lott, former SA Water Minister Karlene Maywald, current SA Water Minister Ian Hunter

Anne Jensen, NFSA supporter Dr David Hansman, SA Water Minister Ian Hunter, NFSA co-founder Dr Barbara Hardy… 80 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Will the Darling River Survive?

Terry Korn, President, Australian Floodplain Association

The health of the Darling River system is at a tipping point. Can the system survive the next round of negotiations over how it should be managed? 800 more words

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Australian Politics - Why Must Farmers Pay To Save Prime Minister Turnbull's Industrial Relations Hide?

By Andrew Bolt ~

This can’t be right.

How did a discussion about construction sites turn into haggling over irrigation water?

Malcolm Turnbull has agreed to a key demand from Senate powerbroker Nick Xenophon to amend the government’s workplace relations reforms in a major step ­towards a wider deal on Murray-Darling water flows after a weekend of high-stakes negotiations to rescue his agenda.

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Public Opinion

Bi-partisan support for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Healthy River Ambassadors Rosa Hillam and Anne Jensen met with SA Liberal Member for Hammond Adrian Pederick on 25 November to discuss Basin issues, and found that he had already issued a press release saying he was committed to seeing the full 3200 GL returned to the river system. 215 more words

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