d February, 2018 | National Irrigators Council

Irrigators meet on banks of Macquarie in Dubbo

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) is holding its council meeting in Dubbo this week, with members discussing the current Basin Plan issues, longer term planning for making the plan work and critical electricity and energy price problems. NIC CEO, Steve Whan said...

Devastating Senate Decision Sets Environment Back Years

The National Irrigators Council says the decision by a majority of Senators to disallow the Basin Plan amendment relating to the northern basin is a huge blow to better environmental outcomes and now threatens the whole basin plan. NIC CEO, Steve Whan...

On the brink – Basin Plan needs bipartisan support

A vote in the Senate tomorrow to back Greens political point scoring and disallow basin plan amendments will blow up years of effort to restore the health of the Murray Darling. National Irrigators’ Council CEO, Steve Whan, says,” today NSW and Victoria...

Labor alienating basin plan supporters

Labor is destroying community goodwill on the basin plan with its stance backing basin plan opponents the Greens, says Steve Whan CEO of the National Irrigators Council. Steve Whan said “over the past 24 hours I have been inundated with messages from moderate...

Greens mislead public on Murray Darling

A statement to the Senate today from the Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young that ‘ environmental flows are lower than previously ‘ reveals the lengths of deceit the Greens will go to, to destroy the Basin Plan for their own political ends. CEO of the...