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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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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Plans for a new coal mine in the NSW Southern Highlands have received a roasting at a public hearing organised by the state's Independent Planning Commission.
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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.
NSW Department of Primary Industries confirms another spate of fish deaths in the Darling River near Menindee.
Following the Menindee fish kill, the people of Menindee are concerned their town will run out of water completely.
Months of unexplained night-time power outages in Queensland's Isis district leave farmers, already struggling with high electricity and water prices, unable to reliably irrigate crops in the crucial summer period.