Dear Valued Interested Persons,

Article today from ABC News referencing Mick Keelty’s review of the Murray-Darling Basin here

The Murray-Darling Basin’s top cop has tipped a bucket on the federal Agriculture Department, saying it suffers from inaction and a risk-averse culture and has no clear mission when it comes to water.

Article excerpt:

The Northern Basin Commissioner report, tabled on the final parliamentary sitting day of the year, said the
Department of Agriculture (DA) “does not enjoy a good reputation”.

“The department suffers a reputation of having too many bureaucratic barriers preventing programs from being funded and completed in a timely fashion,” it said.

The full 135 page report is contained here