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.
The NSW Government has watered down changes to laws governing the Murray-Darling river system that were proposed in the wake of the water theft and corruption investigations, according to Labor and the Greens.
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.
The SA Government approves a plan to widen the Port Adelaide shipping channel and dump the dredged waste in Gulf St Vincent.
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.
The financial calculations for a lot of property mortgages in the Murray-Darling Basin may be on shifting ground, warns a former senior public servant with the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.
If you're planning to hit the beach this summer, you've thought about the risks — rips, big surf, stingers, sharks. But the reality is more Australians continue to die in rivers and creeks than anywhere else.
Allegations of water theft upstream in the Murray-Darling Basin prompt South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill to launch a state royal commission to identify any perpetrators.