The Murray Group of Concerned Communities is seeking an assurance from the Federal Coalition, in the lead up to the September federal election, that water recovery will not be dominated by water buy-backs.
The latest changes to the Murray-Darling Basin plan have been welcomed by Melbourne University scientists, but they warn it is just the start of needed change.
Prime Minister Gillard is expected to increase the environmental flows for the Murray to 3200 Gl.
Irrigators using groundwater from the Katunga Water Supply Protection Area stretching across northern Victoria will be disadvantaged under the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan, the Victorian Government has told the Commonwealth.
Concern over the Murray Darling Basin plan led to farmers to meet with Senator Doug Cameron in Canberra last week.
The Muddied Waters project has received a $30,000 boost from MIL.
Murray Shire Council has pledged support for a campaign which shows the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Water diverted for environment use in the Murray River could vary under the latest Murray Darling Basin plan.
Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Ted Hatty says the new basin plan is worse than before.
A group of northern Victorian councils have released a YouTube video which calls for 'balance' in achieving Murray-Darling Basin Plan water-saving targets.
A truck on the Hume Fwy near Benalla is still causing traffic delays.
After building his form in a consistent effort during the past 12 months, Mulwala double trap shooter James Willett has staked his claim on possible Olympic gold after taking out the ISSF World Cup last week.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
Breanna Hawken was living the perfect dream but within weeks of the birth of her second child would discover death was stalking her. She tells her dramatic, moving and uplifting story to IVY WISE
ROCHESTER V/Line travellers can now buy tickets in their home town again.
Lions Club charity money was stolen from a Kyabram barbershop Tuesday morning.
Seymour suffers disappointing loss to Euroa
Barooga transport owner-operator Glen Kearney says he is relieved the Federal Government has abolished the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.
DESPITE criticism from within the community over a perceived lack of use, the O’Keefe Rail Trail has enjoyed good traffic over the past couple of weeks, with more to come.
A week after winning a prestigious Rotary award, Cobram resident Keith Parry still can’t wipe the smile off his face.
School fundraises for student with leukaemia.
Australian Dairy Farmers Limited has expressed disappointment at the announcement made by Murray Goulburn Co-operative about their revised opening milk price.
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