New criminal penalties for Murray-Darling Basin water theft and insider trading flagged

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated May 26 2021 - 2:31am, first published 1:50am
ENFORCEMENT: The new office will have a range of new compliance powers. Photo: Simon Bennett

PEOPLE caught stealing water in the Murray-Darling Basin will face new criminal and civil penalties under new legislation introduced by the government.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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