Council Fires Up Over Murray Darling Decision

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Goondiwindi Regional Council has expressed its disappointment at last week’s Senate vote to disallow an amendment to the Basin Plan affecting the Northern Basin. The Council has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of a plan that supports a strong national and local economy and … [Read more...]

Basin Plan Disallowed

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CEO of the Murray Darling Basin Authority Phillip Glyde has expressed his disappointment at the greens inspired decision by Parliament to disallow amendments to the northern basin plan. Mr Glyde says MDBA stands by the Northern Basin review process, which he says is based on the best available … [Read more...]

Farmers Plan to End Debate on Vegetation Laws

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With the new Queensland Parliament sitting for the first time this week, AgForce General President Grant Maudsley is calling on the State Government to work with farmers to ensure Queensland remained the number one agricultural state in the country. He says land management plans with defined … [Read more...]

Dodgy Science at Play Again

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The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) says it stands by its rigorous and independent assessment of downstream impacts undertaken during the Northern Basin Review after criticism this week from Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and The Australia Institute. MDBA claims the scenarios referred to by … [Read more...]

Free Mental Health Workshops

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A series of workshops to build community knowledge about mental health and well-being in rural and remote communities will be held in late February and early March. The free workshops are being delivered by Rural and Remote Mental Health, with the support of the South West Hospital and Health … [Read more...]