THE state government has released its full response to the Royal Commission on the Murray-Darling Basin, eight months after it was handed down by commissioner Bret Walker.
In addition to responding to the Royal Commission, the government also addressed the Productivity Commission's five-year assessment of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Of the 82 recommendations made in the Royal Commission and Productivity Commission reports, the state government said it either fully or partially supported 66 recommendations and was against 10, with a further six deemed not applicable to the state government or requiring further consideration.
It said recommendations that could either see the plan delayed or focused on additional water recovered through immediate forced buybacks, were not agreed to.
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