Labor to begin major round of Murray-Darling Basin buybacks in mid-July

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Updated July 15 2024 - 1:33pm, first published July 5 2024 - 6:15am
The federal government will go to tender for 70 gigalitres of Murray-Darling Basin water entitlements in the week of July 15, 2024. Picture by Ray White, Mildura.
The federal government will go to tender for 70 gigalitres of Murray-Darling Basin water entitlements in the week of July 15, 2024. Picture by Ray White, Mildura.

The federal government is preparing to again enter the water market with hundreds of millions of dollars set aside to purchase 70 gigalitres of water from irrigators in the southern Murray-Darling Basin.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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