Rivers of budget cash for MDBP voluntary buybacks and water-saving infrastructure

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Updated May 16 2024 - 7:03pm, first published 4:33pm
Environment and Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has committed to delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in full.
Environment and Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has committed to delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in full.

More than $610 million will be spent in the coming financial year on a mix of voluntary water buybacks, water-saving infrastructure and constraints under a revamped Murray-Darling Basin Plan that will restore vast quantities of water to Australia's largest and most important river system.

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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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