Six reasons to stop* floodplain harvesting in NSW

*or more accurately, to bring it into line with the Basin Plan and Water Act.
by Rod Campbell and Kate McBride

Licencing floodplain harvesting at lawful, sustainable volumes would be a major environmental, social and economic reform for the NSW Murray Darling Basin. There are also major implications for human health, community wellbeing, equity and the state budget. With so much at stake, public and government attention needs to be focused on the work of the Select Committee and the Government response.

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