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Expensive Water Still in Dams: Barnaby Joyce

Media Release 850 billion litres of water purchased through Federal Government buybacks has not been used according to an Australian Audit Office report, Commonwealth Environmental Watering Activities, released today. This is despite the Federal Government not expecting to acquire even half the Murray Darling Basin water it has deemed necessary for environmental watering purposes. The […]

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Dam Building in Singapore

MANY South Australians, and the Australian government, and the Murray Darling Basin Authority, claim that it is necessary to have barrages across the bottom of the Murray River because of the upstream irrigation industries [1]. There is no equivalent large-scale irrigation in Singapore, but they have barrages across the Marina channel. In Singapore, unlike Australia, […]

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Absurd Murray Darling Basin Plan Now Irreversible

THE key plank of the national water reform agenda in Australia, the Murray Darling Basin Plan, was presented to the Australian Parliament on 22nd November 2012, and was passed with the support of the Coalition on 29th November. There was a dis-allowance motion, but that expired earlier this week. The same day, Tuesday 19th March […]

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Gone Fishing

I am going to take some time out from this blog to try and complete a couple of projects that I’ve started, but am having trouble finishing. So there may be no new posts here for a while. In the meantime you can subscribe for my irregular email updates here: http://jennifermarohasy.com/subscribe/ And check the ‘Community […]

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ABC Still in Denial about History of Lower Murray and Estuary

‘Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Those inspiring words are attributed to Calvin Coolidge, […]

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Alan Jones, About the Murray’s Mouth

Hi Alan Re: How to Keep the Sea Mouth of the Murray River Open I was sent a podcast from your broadcast on 2GB Sydney radio this morning talking about the Lower Lakes and the barrages (Alan Jones on 2GB on June 20, 2012). Great to hear you put the Water Minister Tony Burke straight […]

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Away with Rio+20 and Ineptocracy

INEPTOCRACY is a system of government where the least capable of leading are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers. That’s according to the […]

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