Darling Basin deal brings certainty for businesses and communities
Irrigators and Indigenous groups are cautiously optimistic about a deal struck by the Coalition Government and Labor to give certainty to communities in the Murray Darling Basin.
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Water Minister David Littleproud said the deal would give the Murray Darling Basin’s 2 million residents clarity so they could get on with their lives.
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Irrigators said the deal provided certainty about how much water would be available in the Murray Darling Basin and how the system would work once the plan was finalised.
„We will have certainty for ourselves, our businesses, our communities and our environment as well,“ Ms Coupland said.
„Volume alone will not fix the environmental challenges along our river system.
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The Australian Dairy Industry Council also welcomed the deal, but with some reservations.
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In a statement announcing the deal, Mr Littleproud said the 450 gigalitres of water would be recovered for the basin.
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But that part of the deal purse replica handbags has angered the dairy industry, which has lost the bulk of its water in the southern Murray Darling and believes the region cannot afford to lose any more.
„If that water is going to be taken through off farm and no more on farm efficiency programs or out of urban water then great, go for it,“ Mr Hoey said.
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