Water delivery issues accepted by commonwealth, states.
The NSW government's decision to walk away from the plan could cost communities along the Murray and Murrumbidgee rivers more than $1 billion.
The number of brumbies roaming the Australian Alps national parks are growing at an alarming rate, threatening water catchments and the ecology of the region, an ACT Labor government minister warns.
IMMEDIATE council rate and pastoral lease rent relief will be granted to SA farmers, after the state government announced a $21 million drought relief package.
All of the States need to step up on the level of assistance they provide during drought, says federal Drought Minister David Littleproud.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority will be in the spotlight of the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee next year.
The Hon. Shane Stone AC QC will lead the National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency.