NEWS

Interested in additional NSW groundwater?
New groundwater allocations available across NSW, open to new & existing water licence holders. Call us on 1800 890 248 to check if your groundwater area is included. Registrations will remain open until Tuesday, November 6.

 

SA Government response to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission |

SA Government has released its full response to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission and the Productivity Commission’s five-year assessment. Of the 82 recommendations made in the report, 66 recommendations are supported in full or partially. The full response to both the Royal Commission and Productivity Commission reports outlines actions that will be taken by South Australia and reflects a range of agreements reached by Basin Governments since the release of the reports. Actions are grouped in the following areas:

  • Compliance and Leadership
  • Sustainability of the Murray-Darling Basin
  • Recovery and Efficiency
  • Climate Change
  • Aboriginal Engagement
  • Transparency

More information, visit  https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/topics/river-murray/about-the-river/murray-darling-basin-commission

SOCIAL

Latest posts and news on Twitter

  • It's #NationalWaterWeek and here is another great tool to add your irrigation digital toolkit  @BOM_au  #Water… https://t.co/WpRCNiasck 4 hours ago
  • Very #hot & windy conditions today for SA, NSW & VIC #forecasters predict record-breaking #temperatures for October… https://t.co/VGAZ2TFP0n 4 hours ago
  • 'Record-breaking temperatures' predicted for parts of northern Victoria https://t.co/mHZf5gJf5q via @ @stockandland  5 hours ago
  • Exit strategy for drought hit farmers part of NFF policy https://t.co/sWW4f6DtzN via  @stockjournal  5 hours ago
  • RT  @NSWDPIE_Water : Drought update: Dry and hot conditions are likely to continue. Find out about additional restrictions on #water delivery… 23 hours ago
  • Rural shire misses out on drought money by a fraction, for 'not having enough agriculture' https://t.co/bagLaVAiwD 1 day ago
  • WANTED sellers of temporary #water Do you have temporary water in VIC zone 7 and NSW zone 11 or SA? We want to hear… https://t.co/7TnQGO2Ojr 2 days ago
  • Do you know what your permanent #water is worth? To find out more, call us today 1800 890 285 or visit our website… https://t.co/KAGS9moZNs 2 days ago
  • RT  @ColinJBettles : Rain dance at the #bushdance in the Sydney CBD, to help #drought affected communities in regional Australia  @afsnsw   @M_ … 2 days ago
  • Council to build pipeline as 'dead storage' scenario looms https://t.co/qRRCbTGY3Y via  @thelandnews  2 days ago

EVENTS

It’s national Safe Work Month this October

Working on farms can be dangerous. On-farm death and injury is a major problem in Australia with farm machinery, tractors and quad bikes, accounting for about 40% of all fatalities. October is #SafeWorkMonth, a reminder to keep safety on the farm at the front of mind and be a #SAFETYCHAMPION. For more information, visit https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/national-safe-work-month/about

National Water Week 21-27 October 2019 encourages the wider community, individuals and organisations to actively protect and conserve our precious water resources and habitats. This year’s theme ‘It’s time to change the world‘ has been adapted from the World’s Largest Lesson on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, a campaign to introduce the 17 sustainable development goals to young people all over the world and unite them to take action to meet these goals by 2030.

National Agriculture Day 21 November 2019

Did you know Agriculture is the largest employer in many of Australia’s rural and remote communities? 21 November is National Agriculture Day #AgDay has grown to become a broad coalition of industry groups, corporate Australia and government, led by the National Farmers’ Federation. Australia’s farm sector is quietly doing good things, they are the reason we enjoy safe, nutritious produce all year round.  Find out more, visit www.agday.org.au

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