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.
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.
Productivity Commission's review of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan finds costs and time blowouts and recommends the MDBA be split in two.
The Federal Government calls for an independent review of the mass fish kill in the Lower Darling, after Labor called its own scientific study.
The Australian Academy of Science will bring together a group of experts to prepare an independent report on the Murray-Darling Basin fish kill for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.