Are we on the right track for the MDB? | Poll

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Is the latest Murray-Darling Basin agreement a good move?

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A MEETING of state and federal water ministers has resulted in the signing of a new agreement for the Murray-Darling Basin.

The Ministerial Council reached agreement on a new test, guaranteeing positive, or neutral, socio-economic outcomes for any further recovery of Murray Darling Basin environmental water.

Among its provisions was consideration of social impacts on any buybacks – something pushed for upstream.

For SA, the deal resulted in $70 million to assist the Coorong and funding for the desalinisation plant.

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