Murray Darling Basin Issues

Balonne Devastated by Northern Basin Plan Recommendation

BALONNE DEVASTATED BY NORTHERN BASIN PLAN RECOMMENDATION “We are shocked and extremely disappointed with the recommendation by the Murray Darling Basin Authority” said Balonne Shire...

Council heads to Canberra to talk water buy backs

“Enough is enough” was the clear message delivered as the Balonne Shire Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Chief Executive Officer confronted key political players over the recommendation to pursue...

Council Shift Meeting Date to Blast Pollies in Canberra

“Our catch cry is simple: Enough is enough” said the Balonne Shire Council’s leadership team of the continued water buy backs pitched in the recent Northern Basin Review. Mayor...

Make a Submission: Say no to more water buy backs

Council is disappointed with the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s (MDBA) recent recommendation which, although considers an overall reduced target for the Northern Basin, is still likely to...

MDBA Report Confirms Decline in Our Communities

The Murray Darling Basin Authority released its social and economic impact study on October 10th which outlines community level impact of   water recovery in the northern...

Balonne Targets Water Buy Backs

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor have come out strong against any further water buybacks, saying enough is enough and any further water recovery will do unmanageable damage to their communities. Mayor,...