- Tampered meters and criminal prosecutions
- Shadow take
- The cash splash
- Climate change
- The water was never there
Whatever is the state of play, we may need to Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
“The current basin plan tries to pretend that we can do everything with a smaller and smaller cake,” says Professor Pittock.
“What this really means is that society is going to have to make some hard choices. How much irrigated agriculture do we want as a society versus how much do we want to retain by way of wetlands and ecosystems [or] of sites of cultural value to Indigenous people?”