Filling the water gap
A $20million fund has been established to assist communities affected by water recovery under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Key irrigation technology perfected and manufactured in Shepparton could soon be on its way to Morocco to further modernise the North African country’s irrigation systems.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged state and federal politicians not to ‘‘blow up’’ the consensus on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, as governments weigh the scathing findings of a royal commission.
Community members are encouraged to engage with Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s Community Committee to share their thoughts or concerns about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Civil engineer Charmaine Quick will have a shorter travel time to work when the Shepparton-based professional takes up the role as managing director of Goulburn-Murray Water at Tatura.
Torrumbarry Weir’s Lock 26 has been closed, with de-watering of the lock under way for maintenance works.
The Goulburn Valley has the potential to be the vegie bowl of Victoria but is being held back by the three-month irrigation season shutdown, according to one grower.
Riverina-based Murray Irrigation has announced it will distribute 53Gl of water to its customers immediately and free of charge.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is the result of unlawful behaviour and maladministration by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, according to a royal commission report.
Farmers are feeling the squeeze as dry conditions persist across the region, with water prices climbing above $500/Ml and NSW Murray farmers still on zero allocation.
Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority says the hot and dry conditions that have hit northern Victoria are taking their toll on a number of creeks across the Goulburn Broken catchment.
A new northern Victoria water resource plan has been released for comment, finalising another piece of the puzzle towards implementing the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
An independent panel will assess the deaths of fish in the lower Darling River, Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has said.
TR has not only claimed the 2019 Southern 80, but has done so in style.
Police are currently at the scene of a possible hit-run collision that has claimed the life of a man in Murchison. Emergency services were called to Murchison-Violet Town Rd, near the intersection of Gillam Rd, after the man’s body was located by...
SEXUAL Crimes Squad detectives are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted in Echuca this morning. Police said the woman was on Goulburn Road when the incident happened about 3.15am. An investigation has been launched and detectives are...
A toddler has died after being struck by a Ford Falcon ute outside a Tatura home last night on Sunday, 27 January. Emergency services were called to the Peter Avenue home about 6pm. The 1-year-old Tatura boy was worked on by paramedics and police...