Demand is threatening to outweigh the supply of water in the Murray-Darling region, with prices set to double.
The Federal Government's court challenge to South Australia's Murray–Darling inquiry is discontinued after the state abandons its attempt to cross–examine federal bureaucrats.
Murray-Darling report finds drought and population decline leading to more southern job losses than the Basin Plan.
Once on the verge of environmental and cultural destruction, the wetlands of the Murrumbidgee River in the New South Wales Riverina region will be restored by several conservation, Aboriginal and scientific groups, the State Government announces.
Cotton has been farmed in far west NSW for almost 30 years, but now it is barely viable due to water shortages.
Irrigators and Indigenous groups are cautiously optimistic about a deal struck by the Coalition Government and Labor to give certainty to communities in the Murray-Darling Basin.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan will remain intact with the Federal Government striking a deal with Labor to to return less water to the environment in the southern basin
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan will remain intact with the Federal Government striking a deal with Labor to to return less water to the environment in the southern basin.
Debate on the future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is delayed amid ongoing negotiations between the Federal Government and Labor.