Media Releases

20201012_Crunch_time_for_allocations

Posted on 10/12/2020
The RGA is calling on the NSW Govt to pull out all stops to ensure that every last drop is allocate.

20201001_RGA_Welcomes_MDBA_Chair

Posted on 10/1/2020

20200904_No_more_Buybacks

Posted on 9/4/2020
The RGA welcomes the Federal Governments' commitment to stop water buybacks from farmers

20200804_Clear_and_transparent_water_market

Posted on 8/4/2020
We have continuously lobbied for an open and transparent water market, and we are not stopping now.

20200803 Where has the water gone

Posted on 8/3/2020
The RGA calls on the NSW Government to to improve the allocation system and the information provided

20200731 ACCC calls for water market reforms

Posted on 7/31/2020
The ACCC calls for ‘decisive and comprehensive reform’ of the water market

20200716_Flawed_Drought_of_Record_Bill

Posted on 7/16/2020
This Bill could result in the locking up of approx 18 - 25% of effective allocation, for no reason

20200709 Water sharing win, but environment still on top

Posted on 7/9/2020
The RGA finally see some movement from government on their Water Sharing Plan concerns.

20200622_Crunch_time_for_Water_Sharing_Plans

Posted on 6/22/2020
A chance to improve general security water entitlement reliability in Water Sharing Plans

20200617 Misguided Drought of Record Bill

Posted on 6/16/2020
If this Bill is passed it could reduce annual general security water allocations by 18% - 25%.

20200602_Political_move_at_the_expense_of_Irrigators

Posted on 6/2/2020
The reliability of GS entitlements will be permanently reduced if this motion is implemented.

20200528 High inflows justify a 1 June General Security allocation

Posted on 5/28/2020
The RGA says a 1 June GS Allocation is justified

20200514 RGA attempts to estimate tomorrow's allocation announcements

Posted on 5/14/2020
The RGA expect there have been sufficient inflows to justify a small allocation increase.

20200513 Lower Lakes Freshwater in doubt

Posted on 5/13/2020
The independent panel report leaves many unanswered questions about Lower Lakes future.

20200429 Keelty report misses the mark

Posted on 4/29/2020
The RGA finds a large gap between the Terms of Reference and what was delivered.

20200417_ABARES_false comfort_COVID-19

Posted on 4/21/2020
The ABARES Insights Report on Australian food security released today is misleading about rice.

20200417 IIG Mick Keelty Water Sharing Report - Response

Posted on 4/17/2020
RGA's response to the MDB Water Sharing report - Mick Keelty (IIG)

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Posted on 3/9/2020
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20201008_Budget_Overview

Posted on 3/9/2020
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20200309_Whats_going_on_in_the_northern_Basin

Posted on 3/9/2020
How the water flows are regulated after the rains.

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