Labor had threatened to call for a Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, instead they'll focus solely on Barnaby Joyce's handling of the 2017 water buy backs.
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The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.
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The Prime Minister spent the day fielding questions over a controversial $80 million dollar water purchase.
Crops grown near the runway at Adelaide Airport provide multiple benefits: cooling the air, helping aircraft take off, and providing extra income.
Fruit and vegetable growers are hoping to start a national conversation about the problems they are facing and predict that consumers will feel the price pinch in the next decade.
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Several of the significant losses for the Nationals in the New South Wales election came at the hands of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers.
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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".
Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick says the Federal Government's legal advice that disputes a royal commission finding that parts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan were unlawful should not be "cloak and dagger stuff" and calls for its release.
Abandoned by rail links and surrounded by parched grazing land, Ivanhoe, like many outback towns, is fighting for survival.
Thousands of businesses in the Northern Territory are given just weeks to make sure their plumbing isn't creating a potential hazard to the local water supply.