A Future Without Water Entitlements: Effects on a Changing Climate on Farming Communities in the Greater Shepparton Area
Greater Shepparton City Council
About the project
Greater Shepparton City Council's project will explore the social and economic consequences of a reduction or cessation of irrigation across the Greater Shepparton area.
The project will occur in several stages:
- establishment of a panel of stakeholders in the process of withdrawal of irrigation from the Greater Shepparton area;
- develop a scoping document for the project, and tender for a suitably qualified consultant to carry out the project;
- work with the Consultant to engage with the communities selected as 'case studies' and draft the A future without water entitlements: Effects of a changing climate on farming communities in the Greater Shepparton area report; and
- Greater Shepparton City Council will use the issues and recommendations from the above mentioned report to devise a strategy around reducing irrigation to minimise undesirable outcomes.
Further information on this project may be obtained by contacting the Greater Shepparton City Council directly on 03 5832 9700.
The Strengthening Basin Communities program is funded by the Australian Government's Water for the Future initiative.