Government accused of ‘undue secrecy’ over refusal to release Murray-Darling advice

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.

I was the only insider allowed to speak at the Murray-Darling royal commission. Here’s what I told them

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.

Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission slams authority for ‘maladministration’

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.