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.
Nicki McLennan is showing her sister Taylah the ultimate Christmas generosity - a stem cell transplant to help Taylah's ongoing cancer battle.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
The recent Kyabram Master Pairs, played over six days with crack sides from near and far, attracted some talented bowlers eager to win the prestige event.
The murder trial of Echuca woman Tracey Kerr has been adjourned until next year.
Three Goornong Fire Brigade firefighters recently completed a CFA course on safety surrounding urban firefighting and using breathing apparatuses.
Kyabram Lawn Tennis Club’s annual junior singles tournament again attracted good numbers from across the district.
But have opponents given up the fight?
Reigning Murray Valley Cricket Association premier Strathmerton was far too good for Finley on Saturday, registering a 115-run victory.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
A Korean company has a proposal with the NSW Government to built a $90 million ethanol plant in Deniliquin.
SPC Ardmona, is sending eight containers loaded with $250,000 of fruit and vegetables to cyclone ravaged Philippines.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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