NIC Welcomes New Ministry

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has welcomed the new Ministry, sworn in today in a ceremony at Government House in Canberra.NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “On behalf of the National Irrigators’ Council, I welcome the appointment of the new...

NIC Congratulates New Government

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has welcomed the election of the Albanese Government and looks forward to working with the new government and parliament. NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “The 2022 Federal Election will be one for the record books...

NIC Congratulates One Basin CRC

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has welcomed the announcement of the One Basin Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and congratulated the proponents of the proposal.NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “The collaboration culminating in this week’s...

Don’t Blow Up the Plan or Restart the Water Wars

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has today asked both major parties and all candidates at the upcoming Federal Election to put aside partisan fighting over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and water policy.NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “NIC wants...

ALP Water Policy: A Word of Caution

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has today cautioned the Australian Labor Party (ALP) against rushing to commit to water policy decisions which will have adverse effects on food and fibre producers, the environment, local communities and water regulation.NIC...

Water Appointments Welcomed

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has welcomed the appointments made to the Executive and Board of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), and to the new Modernising Murray River Systems Technical Panel.NIC Chief Executive Office Isaac Jeffrey said: “Minister...