d February, 2012 | National Irrigators Council

New Water Buybacks neither Strategic or Smart

The National Irrigators‟ Council today said today’s announcement of new water buy backs in the Southern Basin was neither, strategic or smart and had already been widely condemned as being unworkable. The NIC CEO, Tom Chesson said the Government was informed...

Ministerial Advice (Document)

1. Name and description of the key threatening process 1.1 Title of the process The introduction in Australian inland waters of native or non-native fish that are outside their natural geographic distribution. 1.2 Description of the process The introduction of...

Carping – Op-ed Piece – Dubbo Weekender

I recently obtained an explosive document which reveals that introduced fish species such as carp and trout have been a major cause of native fish extinctions in the Murray Darling Basin (MDB). The document is explosive because it makes it plain that the...

NIC Backs Rinehart Call for Departments to be sent Bush

The National Irrigators‟ Council (NIC) today strongly backed calls by Gina Rinehart for Government Departments to be decentralised out of Canberra. The NIC‟s CEO, Tom Chesson said Gina Rinehart is spot on when she writes; “We need our government departments and...

Big Environments ‘pay for friends’ Scandal

Big environment groups are friendless and are being forced to pay people to work on community stalls it was revealed today. The CEO of the National Irrigators’ Council, Tom Chesson said one of the big environmental corporations Environment Victoria is offering...