Silver lining to Water Minister's dummy spit

Colin Bettles
December 14 2016 - 3:00pm
 National Irrigators’ Council Chair Gavin McMahon.
National Irrigators’ Council Chair Gavin McMahon.

IRRIGATORS say moves to elevate sensitive talks on the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s implementation to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) may have been an unintended outcome of recent controversy but can help generate critical improvements.

Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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