No socio-economic impacts is everything

25 Jan 2018 11:43 AM -
The Ernst and Young’s (EY) report released on Friday highlights the need to abandon any recovery of the 450GL from productively held water.

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) wants a commitment from all Governments that they will abandon any recovery of the 450GL through efficiency measures from productively held water because the EY report makes it abundantly clear that negative social and economic impacts are inevitable.

“Why would any Government proceed with this additional recovery when it clearly has negative social and economic impacts? Political expediency ahead of people is completely unacceptable,” Jeremy Morton, President of the RGA said.