Report: 1,200 Bridges Too Far

1,200 Bridges Too Far: Off-farm water recovery spending in the Murray Darling Basin

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Money originally allocated to ensure a healthy Murray-Darling Basin is now earmarked to be spent on seemingly unrelated infrastructure in New South Wales.

Instead of recovering 450GL promised to the environment in downstream states, this money may now flow to a range of questionable projects, including upgrading 1200 bridges in irrigation districts.

Read the report here

Author: Kate McBride, Healthy Rivers campaigner for Conservation SA and the Australia Institute

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