d February 2011 | National Irrigators Council

Burke making progress on Basin commitments

The National Irrigators’ Council said the Commonwealth has taken a good step in delivering on its promise of balanced water reform with tax changes and other initiatives announced today. NIC CEO, Danny O’Brien, said Water Minister Tony Burke was making...

Committee on right track – now up to Government to act

The House of Representatives Regional Australia committee is on the right track with the interim findings handed down today on the impacts of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The National Irrigators’ Council said it was pleased that the Committee had listened to...

Irrigators welcome Senate review of Water Act

The National Irrigators’ Council has welcomed the decision of the Senate to instigate an inquiry into the Water Act 2007 and its capacity to deliver a Murray Darling Basin Plan that balances environmental, economic and social factors. The NIC has long voiced its...