Murray Darling Basin drought myth disservice to environmental progress

By Martin Mallen-Cooper
Updated January 15 2019 - 1:07am, first published May 16 2018 - 5:00am
Irrigation became established before large dams and weirs. Water trusts established large steam-driven pumphouses like this one on the Murray at Cohuna, Victoria.

Imagine a lower Murray where tourists and locals can reliably catch and release 20 kilogram Murray cod. Where fish and other aquatic animals thrive in a healthy river.

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