Basin plan review calls for accountability

November 1, 2023 10:17 am in by
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A report from the Productivity Commission’s found proposed legislation to extend the timeframe of the Murray Darling Basin Plan doesn’t go far enough.

It says the plan hasn’t made enough progress on water recovery, and is calling for more state and federal accountability.

The commission says basin governments need to be more transparent and accountable in delivering the plan.

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Associate Commissioner Chris Guest said “In the five years since the last Commission review, very little progress has been made on water recovery, or on supply and constraints-easing measures.