Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2027 extension without Victoria & opened to environmental buybacks

Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 22 2023 - 5:06pm, first published 5:00pm

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan will be extended and the federal government will compensate communities affected by water buybacks, in a new agreement reached between the Commonwealth and the states, which Victoria has refused to sign.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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