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...]

Dodgy Science at Play Again


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...]

It’s Not an Invasion – Just Extermination


If you have noticed some suited-up bodies moving slowly around areas of Our Towns - Don’t worry… it’s not the space invasion- It’s Maranoa Regional Council out to kill the cockroaches. Council’s Extermination Program to combat cockroaches and insect populations in the region’s sewer networks … [Read more...]

Stay Safe in The Heat


Queenslanders are being urged to be vigilant during this week’s warm weather and keep an eye on children and the elderly with temperatures forecast to remain in the 30’s and early 40’s. The elderly, babies and young children, pregnant or breastfeeding women and those who suffer pre-existing … [Read more...]

5-year Basin Plan report card


Many positive results, but hard yards ahead The Murray–Darling Basin Authority's (MDBA) progress report on implementation of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan shows the Basin Plan is working, but there is still much more we need to do. MDBA Chief Executive, Phillip Glyde, says the 2017 Basin … [Read more...]