Scientists demand Murray-Darling changes

SBS News
Monday 5 February 2018

A call from 12 prominent scientists and economists for radical change to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been rejected by the basin authority.

The group signed a declaration in Adelaide on Monday saying that billions of dollars spent so far had failed to achieve better water flows.

"This is not about politics or about playing the blame game," Australian National University economics professor Quentin Grafton said.

"It is about saying water reform is not delivering what it said it would for the basin, its environment or its people and saying how we solve it."

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Martyn Pearce