d May, 2018 | National Irrigators Council

ABS Ag stats highlight value of irrigated annual crops

One serve per day for 30 million people, for a full year,is what ABS figures (released this week) tell us Australia’s rice growers produced in 2016-17. ABS figures pointed to a year with more water availability and that meant production of annual crops, like...

Sensible decision to keep Basin Plan alive

Labor’s decision to vote to keep the Basin Plan going is a sensible move that enables everyone to get on with the tough job of implementation, says National Irrigators Council CEO, Steve Whan. Steve Whan said “the Basin Plan was introduced with bipartisan support in...

No ‘pause’ button for Basin Plan

National Irrigators Council CEO, Steve Whan says it should be crystal clear that people advocating a “pause” or “hold” on the Basin Plan, by voting down amendments in the Senate next week, are actually advocating ‘stop’ and no Plan....