From sky-high water costs to prohibitively expensive livestock feed, new forecasts show how drought will impact Australia's exports and agricultural production.
A private company wants to build a major new water storage facility and 10,000-hectare farming precinct near Darwin.
The newly sworn-in Water Minister David Littleproud is to order ACCC inquiry into water trading in southern basin.
Can you imagine paying $200,000 for power you do not use? That is the case for some South Australian businesses, which carry transmission losses for whole states.
About 100 MDBA jobs will be relocated outside Canberra, Agriculture Minister David Little Proud has confirmed, saying "those that manage the river should live on the river".
The Australian Government's commodity forecaster has confirmed what eastern seaboard farmers know all too well — that grain production in 2018 was disastrous.
I am a former Murray-Darling Basin Authority executive who gave evidence at the royal commission, and my concerns were reflected accurately in its sensational report. Australians deserve transparent and legal management of this water resource, funded and owned by all of us, writes Jason Alexandra.
The Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission finds Commonwealth officials committed gross maladministration, negligence and unlawful actions in drawing up the multi-billion-dollar deal to save Australia's largest river system.
Months of unexplained night-time power outages in Queensland's Isis district leave farmers, already struggling with high electricity and water prices, unable to reliably irrigate crops in the crucial summer period.
Demand is threatening to outweigh the supply of water in the Murray-Darling region, with prices set to double.