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Meeting with MP Tony Pasin on Basin Plan achieved ‘screaming agreement’!

Healthy Rivers Ambassadors Rosa and Anne had an opportunity on 30 April to talk to Tony Pasin, Federal MP for Barker, to put our view that the Basin Plan needs improvement before the SDL amendment is passed. 274 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Australia 2017: Floods due to Dams key issue

Probe into operation of Queensland dam following April 2017 floods YET ANOTHER INSTANCE OF DAM FLOODS IN AUSTRALIA? This time it is Kinchant Dam in Queensland, and it is accused of allowing water level to rise to 103% before starting releases only a day before the floods arrived, worsening the downstream floods. 1,057 more words

Australia 2011 Flood

Campaigning for Key Vote coming up on Murray-Darling Basin Plan

At short notice, representatives of Healthy Rivers Ambassadors and Conservation Council of South Australia scrambled to get to a meeting with Shadow Water & Environment Minister Tony Burke last Friday morning to discuss the upcoming Federal Senate vote on 8 May. 188 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: $8 billion spent and still the Coorong wetland is dying

ABC News 27 April 2018

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is six years in and Australian taxpayers have spent $8 billion on it so far — yet the internationally significant ecosystem at the end of the basin, the Coorong, is dying. 91 more words

Environmental Toxicology

From source to sea, a marathon journey!

British Paralympic athlete Karen Darke is hand-cycling the length of the Murray River! That’s 2,300 river km or about 1400 road km. Whilst cycling, she is making a radio program for the BBC called ‘From Source to Sea via Me’. 364 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Keeping the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on track

Is the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on track to deliver its outcomes? Yes, the Basin Plan has been signed as an overall framework, but the devil is in the detail as it is gradually implemented on the ground! 365 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Nick Xenophon's water policies: All you need to know

By Giorgina McKay.

Nick Xenophon, leader of the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) and SA-BEST, has vowed to make water one of his parties major policies ahead of the March state election. 259 more words

State Election