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Water regulator fines respected cotton grower Tony Thompson $57,000 for stealing water in drought

A well known cotton grower who fronted an industry campaign to discredit the government's environmental water buy back scheme has been fined for stealing water.

6/05/2022

Water regulator fines respected cotton grower Tony Thompson $57,000 for stealing water in drought

$112 million to manage water supplies in VIC Budget 2022/2023

$112 million has been allocated in the Victorian Budget 2022/23 to manage water sustainably into the future – maintaining green spaces, supporting farmers, and securing the drinking water supply.

4/05/2022

$112 million to manage water supplies in VIC Budget 2022/2023

New national park in WA's Kimberley region welcomed by traditional owners

Traditional owners hope the declaration of a new national park in WA's Kimberley region will create jobs and protect the river system from future development.

28/04/2022

New national park in WA's Kimberley region welcomed by traditional owners

Northern Rivers growers say rice industry 'monopoly' obstructing their growth

Northern Rivers rice growers who lost half their crops in the recent floods say they have been dealt another blow.

23/04/2022

Northern Rivers growers say rice industry 'monopoly' obstructing their growth

Perth 'sleepwalking into browner, hotter' future as superficial aquifer supply dwindles

In 2007, Perth all but secured its drinking water supply for the future thanks to early investments in technologies like seawater desalination. But trickling away in the background is a serious water problem the city is yet to solve.

20/04/2022

Perth 'sleepwalking into browner, hotter' future as superficial aquifer supply dwindles

Don’t Blow Up the Plan or Restart the Water Wars

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has today asked both major parties and all candidates at the upcoming Federal Election to put aside partisan fighting over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and water policy.

20/04/2022

Don’t Blow Up the Plan or Restart the Water Wars