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.
Steven James Bradley found guilty of murdering Michelle Buckingham
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
AN ECHUCA drug addict and thief has been given her third chance at a community order despite breaching the last two.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin footballers Will Shaw and Cooper Wallace (pictured) have gone head-to-head with the state’s best at the recent AFL NSW/ACT Joss Under-14 State Zone Trials in Albury.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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