The campaign for fair water flow and better monitoring and regulation in the Murray Darling Basin Plan has to continue, argues Tracey Carpenter.
Water For Rivers
The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.
Communities and farmers say the billions being allocated on raising dam walls is not a “solution” to the latest drought or to long-term climate change. Tracey Carpenter reports.
Barkindji woman Leah Ebsworth has been charged with not moving off a bridge when ordered and assaulting a public officer with water, reports Paul Oboohov.
Baakindji woman and water activist Leah Ebsworth has pleaded not guilty to charges arising from a protest on the bridge earlier this year, reports Paul Oboohov.
A new ACCC report has identified major weaknesses in the water market, but recommends more of the same, reports Tracey Carpenter.
Green Left’s Rachel Evans asked a number of environmental activists about the ongoing issues and organising despite the COVID-19 lockdown.
A new grassroots group, Water for Rivers, has been set up in Newcastle with the aim of raising awareness about the causes of about the dire situation in the Murray Darling Basin and helping to bring life back to the rivers.
Day 4: Wilcannia to Menindee Lakes
Day 3: Bourke to Wilcannia
Day 2: Brewarrina to Bourke
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