2017-18 stats show irrigation doing its job, securing food and fibre

Irrigation infrastructure is designed to help Australia keep growing food and fibre in a variable climate and, Australian Bureau of Statistics (gross value of irrigated production) figures for 2017-18 show, that is exactly the job it was doing . ABS figures for...

NIC welcomes water market inquiry

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has welcomed the announcement of the terms of reference for an ACCC inquiry into the water market.CEO Steve Whan said “NIC has been highlighting concerns and advocating an inquiry into the water market for some time.  We are...

Butler and Butler congratulated as shadows by NIC

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) says it looks forward to working with a new Shadow Minister for Water as Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese announces his Shadow Ministry.CEO Steve Whan said “after a very long engagement with the Murray Darling Basin Plan, former...