Water woes could wash away politics as we know it

The populism sweeping global politics, writ large in the Brexit and Trump phenomenons, has come to the Southern Murray Darling Basin. A groundswell of support is driving a campaign to rewrite a major national environmental reform, the Murray Darling Basin Plan, fuelled by community anger at the decade of social and economic disruption by water reform.
Mike Foley, reporter at The Land

Aither appears in an article in The Land on the Basin Plan and the Water Markets. In this article Aither Director Chris Olszak is quoted as saying, “if commodity price conditions stay as they are, the days of $100 per megalitre water will be limited to the very wet seasons. Even $150-$200/ML water.” Click through to read the article on The Land website.

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