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BASIN AUTHORITY WELCOMES ACCC REPORT

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The Murray–Darling Basin Authority has welcomed the release of the interim report by the ACCC into water markets in the Murray–Darling Basin.

Executive Director of Basin Plan Regulation, Tim Goodes, said the MDBA will thoroughly consider the issues identified in the report and looked forward to working with the ACCC and state governments to improve Basin water markets.

Mr Goodes said. “This inquiry is the first of its kind in the Murray–Darling Basin, and the ACCC’s interim findings deserve the full and considered attention of water managers, market regulators and participants in water trade more generally,”

The Authority say they have been pleased to contribute to the ACCC’s inquiry to date and will continue to support the inquiry in the coming months.

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