RGA welcomes bipartisan support for Basin Plan amendment

8 May 2018 12:42 PM -

The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) has welcomed the decision from the Labor Party to support the Government’s Basin Plan amendment to offset water recovery by 605 gigaliters (GL).

“The amendment to the Sustainable Diversion Limit is a crucial component of the plan as it benefits the environment while avoiding the damaging impact of water recovery. It’s the only true triple bottom line aspect of the plan and we applaud the return to bipartisanship on the delivery of the Basin Plan” RGA President Jeremy Morton said.

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