Time running out to secure fair flow of floodwaters

  Acting Prime Minister Gillard and Premiers Rann and Keneally must give Murray Darling Basin officials in-principle approval to release emergency floodwater for downstream communities today, according to Coalition Murray Darling spokesman Simon Birmingham.   The Basin Officials Committee will meet tomorrow to discuss the floodwaters about to flow into the Menindee Lakes. This committee,…

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Rudd’s dodgy deal leaves Rann as impotent as Hans Blix

  The Rudd Government’s failure to achieve national management of the Murray Darling Basin has reduced South Australian Premier Mike Rann’s influence to that of letter writing, Coalition Murray Darling Basin spokesman Simon Birmingham said today.   South Australian Water Security Minister Karlene Maywald this morning said Premier Rann is writing to the Prime Minister…

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