5MU – Murray-Darling Basin Plan delays

  CHRIS LEWIS:  [Barnaby Joyce, Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water] … does have a sense of humour regarding this new delay for the release of the draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan. He reckons it’s now a race between who comes first – Santa or the draft Basin Plan. I mean, this Plan’s been put…

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AM Agenda, Sky News Australia – Disability care and support, Labor’s Malaysian people swap, Senator Wong’s announcement

  KIERAN GILBERT:  With me this morning, now, we’ve got the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Mark Dreyfus, and from Adelaide the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham. Gentlemen, good morning to you both.   MARK DREYFUS: Morning, Kieran. Morning, Simon.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning, Kieran. Morning, Mark.   KIERAN GILBERT: Fellas, I want to ask you both…

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FIVEaa – Murray-Darling Basin Plan delay

  LEON BYNER:  Now, ever since John Howard tried to take over the Murray-Darling Basin before Kevin07, there’s been a succession of debates, plans, policies, the appointment of a Murray-Darling Basin Authority, that itself lost its CEO over a matter of legal opinion – the Water Act required economic impact to be held in the…

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FIVEaa – Carbon tax

  LEON BYNER: Well, you have heard Senator Bob Brown give his view on the business of the carbon tax. We’ve now got Mathias Cormann, the Shadow Assistant Treasurer, live and Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for South Australia. First of all, Mathias Cormann, the claim was made by Bob Brown that if Tony Abbott was to have…

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FIVEaa – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  JOHN KENNEALLY:  We’re going to be talking about the Murray – there’s more science for the Murray about to be released by the South Australian Government today, Keith.   KEITH CONLON: Yeah, and meanwhile Federal Senator, Liberal Senator, Simon Birmingham… he, through Freedom of Information [legislation], has got hold of some of the work that’s…

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