Off-Farm Efficiency Grants Program

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) has welcomed the announcement of a new Federal Government grants program to fund off-farm efficiency projects under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is...

Net Zero Goal Set:Now to Make it a Reality

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) acknowledges the Government’s ambition to reach net zero emissions by 2050 and welcomes its commitment to achieving this important goal.NIC CEO Isaac Jeffrey said: “NIC recently announced our commitment to net zero by 2050,...

Water Markets Advisory Panel Welcomed

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) acknowledges and welcomes the appointment of the advisory group on water markets in the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by Minister for Resources and Water, The Hon. Keith Pitt MP.NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey...

NIC Welcomes New Directors

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) has held its Annual General Meeting which included the election of new Directors to the Board. Steven Ford, Phillip Snowden and Rosalie Auricht have been appointed and bring a breadth of knowledge, skills and experience.Steven...

Water’s case for Net Zero

Australia’s climate is changing and farmers are at the frontlines, which is why we need net zero by 2050, writes Isaac Jeffrey, Chief Executive Officer, National Irrigators’ Council.   Our climate is changing. The dry areas...

Commitment To Net Zero By 2050

The National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) has today released an updated climate change policy, including support for Australia to move to net zero emissions by 2050. NIC Chief Executive Officer Isaac Jeffrey said: “Our climate is changing and farmers are at the forefront...

NIC welcomes Productivity Commission Report on National Water Initiative

The National Irrigators Council (NIC) has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s final report on the National Water Initiative (NWI), recognising that it will form the basis for an examination of Australia’s future water security challenges now and into...