Media release - A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering.
Information about the funding conditions under the package can be obtained through Centrelink’s Farmer Assistance Line on 13 23 16.
It is important to note that the irrigation exclusion period commenced when the grant was paid to the recipient....
'Biodiversity decline and habitat degradation in the arid and semi-arid Australian rangelands due to the proliferation, placement and management of artificial watering points’ not listed as a Key Threatening Process.
Members of the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) Ministerial Forum have agreed that a key focus for governments over the coming two years will be to review and reset the underlying policies which govern the cross border management of the Lake Eyre Basin.