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MDB reform not strong enough says Sunraysia resident | Farm Weekly



PEOPLE in the Lower Murray and Darling catchments were too accepting of the lack of action in terms of Murray Darling Basin reform according to one Mildura resident.

“People in this area should be mad in this part of the world about what is happening but they are too passive,” Robert Biggs said.

He said he welcomed the proposed reforms set out by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in its report into MDB water markets but said they needed to go further and the recommendations should have been more forcefully stated.

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“I can’t see why there are not more forceful recommendations for change, we are a modern country yet we seem…

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