Be heard on Basin Plan

  The Coalition’s Murray-Darling Basin spokesman, Simon Birmingham, is urging South Australians to make their voices heard on the draft Basin Plan.   A public meeting in Renmark this afternoon is the last such meeting scheduled in South Australia by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority before formal consultation ends next month on the proposed Basin Plan…

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AM Agenda, Sky News Australia – Julia Gillard and Bob Carr, university places, poker machine reform

  KIERAN GILBERT: With me now on the program, Labor MP Andrew Leigh and Liberal frontbencher Simon Birmingham. Gentlemen, good morning to both of you.   ANDREW LEIGH: Morning, Kieran.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning, Kieran.   KIERAN GILBERT: Andrew, I’ll start where I started with the Minister [Chris Evans, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills Science…

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Why does the PM lack an opinion on Murray court action?

  Australians deserve to know what the Prime Minister thinks about South Australia’s threatened High Court action over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, Coalition Basin spokesman Simon Birmingham said today.   Visiting Adelaide, Julia Gillard has today offered only platitudes about understanding South Australia’s frustration at being at the end of the river system and being…

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