Basin Authority accused of “maladministration” in scathing Royal Commission findings
The Murray Darling Basin Plan will be completely overhauled, if recommendations from the South Australian Royal Commission are implemented.
The year long inquiry gave a scathing review of the Basin Authority.
Accusing it of “maladministration”, acting unlawfully, and taking a “head in the sand approach” to climate change.
The 746 page report has 111 findings, making 44 recommendations aiming to improve effectiveness of the scheme.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has written to the Prime Minister requesting an urgent meeting of basin states to digest in inquiry.
Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield has more details in today’s National Rural News Close Up podcast.
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