We don't need any more proof the system is broken. It's time for a total renegotiation of relations between city and country.
Solving the problem of a common resource the Murray Darling Basin is not a new one. What can we learn from the rest of the world?
Irrigators have been getting hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to return water to the Murray-Darling when far less expensive, and more effective, ways of achieving the same goal have been ignored by governments.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is a microcosm of the National Party — his problems are theirs, and theirs are his.
The Murray-Darling fish kill is horrifying, but not surprising. It is the logical result of our toxic politics.
With the plan now falling apart, experts are shining a light on its flaws and forging a new path towards meaningful action.
In this week's episode of our new Crikey Calling podcast, Jason Whittaker and Bernard Keane discuss asylum seeker policy and the federal government's Murray-Darling plan.
After a dramatic year of plans, resignations and community consultations over the guide to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, Chris Miller reflects on the future of water reform in the Basin.
The frightening thing about the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s current efforts is that they apparently spent about $60 million getting to where they are while ignoring almost every lesson about how to undertake consultation.