d December 2009 | National Irrigators Council

Survey highlights fragile nature of irrigation businesses

The release today of a new survey of irrigators in the Murray Darling Basin only highlights the need for balance in the setting of new extraction limits under the proposed Basin Plan according to the NationalIrrigators’ Council. ABARE has today released the...

Irrigators warn on cuts – don’t decimate our communities

Irrigators have warned the Murray Darling Basin Authority not to disregard the social and economic impacts of less water for irrigation as it develops a Basin Plan which will set new limits on water diversions. The National Irrigators’ Council has today lodged a...

SA funds welcome – now where’s the rest?

The National Irrigators’ Council has welcomed the announcement of $110 million in funding for irrigation infrastructure in South Australia, but says it only highlights how slow the roll-out of infrastructure funding has been across the country. NIC Chief...