Data shows MDB water holders thirst for selling

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Updated February 19 2024 - 4:33pm, first published February 16 2024 - 2:40pm
The government received around 250 offers, but still fell short of the overall buyback target. Picture supplied.
The government received around 250 offers, but still fell short of the overall buyback target. Picture supplied.

The number of license holders wanting to sell Murray-Darling Basin water entitlements in the latest government buyback far exceeded that needed to hit target volumes in some catchments, according to newly-released data.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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